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Silcox, Hugh Alfred



Regimental number: 114530
Battalion / unit at enlistment: 1st CMR
U of S affiliation at enlistment: no degree or certificate, but had been a student
Killed, died or wounded: died of wounds
Birth: 27 Jun 1891, Frome, ON, Canada
College Building memorial: Second floor, centre east
Slide number(s): HR-2209, HR-2210
Notes: not L - RoS

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: 19 Dec 1914
Present address: ?, SK
Occupation: school teacher
Religion: Congregationalisst
Age: 23 years, 6 months
Height (inches): 63.00
Chest expansion (inches): 36.00
Amount of expansion (inches): 2.50
Marks: mole under left arm

Military service - assignments

Group Type Location First known date Last known date Reason for end of assignment Notes
1st CMR           
Can Light Horse            CB
3rd Div Cav        1917 April 10 DW
Can Corps Cav Reg           


Rank Date Notes


Date of death: 10 Apr 1917
Cause: died of wounds


Father: Silcox, Edward A
Father's Address: R.R. No. 3, Shedden, ON, Canada (1914)

Non-military addresses

Address Occupation Earliest date Latest date Source Notes
Frome  student 1913 1914 U of S Calendar
Frome    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.


National Archives reference: RG 150 Box 8899 - 25
College Building list #: 163
Roll of Honour list #: 213
Roll of Service (1928) #: 56
Long List #: 56

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