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Smith, Austin Barton


Battalion / unit at enlistment: 28th Bn
U of S affiliation at enlistment: student
Killed, died or wounded: wounded
Birth: 3 Jan 1893, Kingsville, ON, Canada
College Building memorial: First floor, centre west
Slide number(s): HR-1048

U of S attendance

Entry date College Left - date Left - reason Degree Degree - date Notes
1914 Law         not grad

Military service - attestation

Volunteer/drafted: volunteer
Attestation place: Winnipeg
Attestation date: 1 Mar 1915
Present address: Saskatoon, SK
Occupation: law student
Religion: Anglican
Age: 22 years, 2 months
Height (inches): 66.00
Chest expansion (inches): 36.00
Amount of expansion (inches): 2.00
Previous military service: active militia

Military service - assignments

Group Type Location First known date Last known date Reason for end of assignment Notes
28th Bn           
GHQ 1st Ech.            CB


Rank Date Notes


Wound type Date Notes
  15 Sep 1916


Father: Smith, William Albert
Father's Address: Kingsville, ON, Canada (1915)

Non-military addresses

Address Occupation Earliest date Latest date Source Notes
Kingsville  student 1914 1915 U of S Calendar
Saskatoon  student 1919 1920 U of S Calendar same as 1914?
Kingsville    1928   1928 list
1928 list = "List of Students who enlisted during the Great War," U of S Archives. The list was completed after F. Underhill went to the University of Toronto in 1927; probably in conjunction with the Memorial Gates. Some of the addresses may be from an earlier date.


National Archives reference: RG 150 Box 9014 - 15
College Building list #: 49
Roll of Honour list #: 184
Roll of Service (1928) #: 272
Long List #: 292

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