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Beaton, William Dobie

Identification

Regimental number: 2193309
Battalion / unit at enlistment: 196th Bn
U of S affiliation at enlistment: student
Killed, died or wounded: killed
Birth: 8 Jan 1899, Calvin, N.D., U.S.A.
College Building memorial: First floor, centre west
Slide number(s): HR-1060

U of S attendance

Entry date College Left - date Left - reason Degree Degree - date Notes
1915 Arts 1918 grad B.A. 1918 both 222's same?
1916 Law         both 222's same?

Military service - attestation

Volunteer/drafted: volunteer
Attestation place: Saskatoon
Attestation date: 23 Mar 1917
Present address: Langham, SK
Occupation: university student
Religion: Presbyterian
Age: 18 years, 3 months
Height (inches): 69.00
Chest expansion (inches): 35.00
Amount of expansion (inches): 3.00

Military service - assignments

Group Type Location First known date Last known date Reason for end of assignment Notes
196th Bn      March 1917     DuVal draft
PPCLI        1917 Nov. 15 KIA

Death

Date of death: 15 Nov 1917
Cause: killed in action
Location: Passchendale, Belgium

Family

Father: Beaton, James Hector
Father's Address: P.O. Box 2, Langham, SK, Canada (1917)

Non-military addresses

Address Occupation Earliest date Latest date Source Notes
Langham  student 1915 1917 U of S Calendar

Sources

National Archives reference: RG 150 Box 544 - 50
College Building list #: 63
Roll of Honour list #:
Roll of Service (1928) #: 5
Long List #: 5

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