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Beaton, William Dobie


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


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


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


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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