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Black, John

Identification

Regimental number: 472481
Battalion / unit at enlistment: 65th Bn
U of S affiliation at enlistment: student
Birth: 7 Feb 1890, Blackridge, Westlothian, Scotland
College Building memorial: First floor, southeast
Slide number(s): HR-1023

U of S attendance

Entry date College Left - date Left - reason Degree Degree - date Notes
1912 Arts - Presb        

Military service - attestation

Volunteer/drafted: volunteer
Attestation place: Saskatoon
Attestation date: 12 Oct 1915
Present address: Saskatoon, SK
Occupation: missionary
Religion: Presbyterian
Age: 25 years, 7 months
Height (inches): 70.00
Chest expansion (inches): 35.00
Amount of expansion (inches): 1.50
Marks: oper wound, lt hernia
Previous military service: regular
Previous military service (length): 4 yrs
Notes: 10th BN Royal Scottish

Military service - assignments

Group Type Location First known date Last known date Reason for end of assignment Notes
65th Bn Signalling School Bramshot, UK 1917    
Res Bn    UK      

Rank

Rank Date Notes
Sergeant, acting  
Private  

Non-military addresses

Address Occupation Earliest date Latest date Source Notes
Armadale, UK student 1912 1915 U of S Calendar may be listed as Saskatoon, 1915-16

Sources

National Archives reference: RG 150 Box 775 - 15
College Building list #: 25
Roll of Honour list #: 21
Roll of Service (1928) #: 92
Long List #: 92

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