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Thomson, Edwin Ernest



Regimental number: 910853
Battalion / unit at enlistment: 196th Bn
U of S affiliation at enlistment: had degree or certificate
Killed, died or wounded: wounded
Birth: 18 Nov 1891, Ellisboro, SK, Canada
College Building memorial: Second floor, southwest
Slide number(s): HR-2074, HR-2075, HR-2076

U of S attendance

Entry date College Left - date Left - reason Degree Degree - date Notes
1912 Agro 1915 certificate A.A. 1915

Military service - attestation

Volunteer/drafted: volunteer
Attestation place: Saskatoon
Attestation date: 25 Feb 1916
Present address: Wolseley, SK
Occupation: student
Religion: Christ's Church
Age: 25 years, 3 months
Height (inches): 71.00
Chest expansion (inches): 39.00
Amount of expansion (inches): 3.50
Marks: little toe of each foot missing

Military service - assignments

Group Type Location First known date Last known date Reason for end of assignment Notes
196th Bn           
46th Bn    France      


Rank Date Notes
Sergeant, acting  


Decoration type Notes


Wound type Date Notes
  3 Jun 1917
  5 Sep 1918


Father: Thomson, Levi
Father's Address: Wolseley, SK, Canada (1916)

Non-military addresses

Address Occupation Earliest date Latest date Source Notes
Wolseley  student 1912 1916 U of S Calendar
Wolseley    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 9630 - 50
College Building list #: 252
Roll of Honour list #: 196
Roll of Service (1928) #: 286
Long List #: 308

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