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Turriff, Robert Sifton


Regimental number: 411072
Battalion / unit at enlistment: 1st Univ Co
U of S affiliation at enlistment: student
Killed, died or wounded: died of wounds
Birth: 10 Mar 1896, Alameda, SK, Canada
College Building memorial: First floor, southwest
Slide number(s): HR-1039
Notes: wounded, missing presumed dead

U of S attendance

Entry date College Left - date Left - reason Degree Degree - date Notes
1913 Arts        

Military service - attestation

Volunteer/drafted: volunteer
Attestation place: Saskatoon
Attestation date: 17 Mar 1915
Present address: Saskatoon, SK
Occupation: student
Religion: Presbyterian
Age: 19 years
Height (inches): 67.00
Chest expansion (inches): 36.00
Amount of expansion (inches): 2.50

Military service - assignments

Group Type Location First known date Last known date Reason for end of assignment Notes
1st Univ Co            LL
PPCLI        1916 Sept. 15 DW wounded, missing, presumed dead


Rank Date Notes


Date of death: 15 Sep 1916
Cause: died of wounds
Location: Courcelette


Father: Turriff, J G
Father's Address: House of Commons, Ottawa, ON, Canada (1915)

Non-military addresses

Address Occupation Earliest date Latest date Source Notes
Regina  student 1913 1914 U of S Calendar
Winnipeg  student 1914 1915 U of S Calendar


National Archives reference: RG 150 Box 9850 - 27
College Building list #: 38
Roll of Honour list #: 199
Roll of Service (1928) #: 60
Long List #: 60

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