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West, Edward


Regimental number: 21775
Battalion / unit at enlistment: 11th Bn
U of S affiliation at enlistment: student
Killed, died or wounded: died
Birth: 8 Feb 1894, Nottingham, England
College Building memorial: First floor, centre east
Slide number(s): HR-1131

U of S attendance

Entry date College Left - date Left - reason Degree Degree - date Notes
1913 Agro         BSA 1917?

Military service - attestation

Volunteer/drafted: volunteer
Attestation place: Valcartier
Attestation date: 24 Sep 1914
Present address: Grandora, SK
Occupation: farmer
Religion: Roman Catholic
Age: 20 years, 6 months
Height (inches): 68.50
Chest expansion (inches): 35.50
Amount of expansion (inches): 4.00
Marks: 1 1/2" scar on 2nd finger, rt hand
Previous military service: active militia

Military service - assignments

Group Type Location First known date Last known date Reason for end of assignment Notes
11th Bn            RoH
10th Bn            CB
16th Bn        1915 July 2 D disease RoS for Bn


Rank Date Notes


Date of death: 2 May 1915
Cause: disease
Location: London


Father: West, George
Father's Address: Grandora, SK, Canada (1914)

Non-military addresses

Address Occupation Earliest date Latest date Source Notes
Grandora  student 1913 1915 U of S Calendar


National Archives reference: RG 150 box 10237 - 40
College Building list #: 1
Roll of Honour list #: 208
Roll of Service (1928) #: 62
Long List #: 62

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