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Alexander, Laurence Guy



Regimental number: 910904
Battalion / unit at enlistment: 196th Bn
U of S affiliation at enlistment: student
Killed, died or wounded: gassed
Birth: 25 Jul 1897, Fredericcton Junction, NB, Canada
College Building memorial: Second floor, northwest
Slide number(s): HR-2115, HR-2116, HR-2117

U of S attendance

Entry date College Left - date Left - reason Degree Degree - date Notes
1915 Arts 1921 grad B.A. 1921

Military service - attestation

Volunteer/drafted: volunteer
Attestation place: Saskatoon
Attestation date: 17 Mar 1916
Present address: Saskatoon, SK
Occupation: student
Religion: Bap or Congr
Age: 18 years, 8 months
Height (inches): 70.25
Chest expansion (inches): 36.00
Amount of expansion (inches): 4.00

Military service - assignments

Group Type Location First known date Last known date Reason for end of assignment Notes
11th Field Amb      Aug 1916    
2nd Bde, CFA           
1st Can Trench Morar Bty    France      
12th Bde, CFA           
1st DAC           
196th Bn      March 1916 August 1916  


Rank Date Notes
Gunner   RoS


Father: Alexander, Samuel Duncan
Father's Address: Fredericton Junction, NB, Canada (1916)

Non-military addresses

Address Occupation Earliest date Latest date Source Notes
Saskatoon  student 1915 1916 U of S Calendar
Arrowwood  doctor 1928   1928 list
Clarkboro  student 1919 1920 U of S Calendar
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 81 - 8
College Building list #: 287
Roll of Honour list #: 2
Roll of Service (1928) #: 70
Long List #: 70

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