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Watson, Thomas Shanly

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Identification

Battalion / unit at enlistment: YMCA
U of S affiliation at enlistment: had degree or certificate
Birth: 23 May 1884, Burren Ballynahinch, Co. Down, Ireland
College Building memorial: Second floor, southeast
Slide number(s): HR-2044, HR-2045

U of S attendance

Entry date College Left - date Left - reason Degree Degree - date Notes
1910 Arts     B.A. 1913
  Arts 1915 postgrad M.A. 1915

Military service - attestation

Volunteer/drafted: volunteer
Attestation place: Toronto
Attestation date: 22 Dec 1916
Present address: Toronto, ON
Occupation: student
Religion: Presbyterian
Age: 32 years, 9 months

Military service - assignments

Group Type Location First known date Last known date Reason for end of assignment Notes
YMCA att to 1st Can Div HQ         

Rank

Rank Date Notes
Captain   NA

Family

Father: Watson, Samuel
Father's Address: Burren, Ballynahinch, Co. Down, Ireland (1916)

Non-military addresses

Address Occupation Earliest date Latest date Source Notes
Saskatoon  student 1912 1915 U of S Calendar
Virden  student 1910 1911 U of S Calendar
Wilkie    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.

Sources

National Archives reference: RG 150 box 10147 - 22
College Building list #: 233
Roll of Honour list #: 206
Roll of Service (1928) #: 298
Long List #: 323

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