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Blair, Harold James



Regimental number: 910924
Battalion / unit at enlistment: 196th Bn
U of S affiliation at enlistment: student
Killed, died or wounded: killed
Birth: 22 Feb 1890, London, England
College Building memorial: Second floor, southeast
Slide number(s): HR-2028, HR-2029, HR-2030, HR-2031, HR-2032, HR-2033
Notes: John in military records; James in UofS

U of S attendance

Entry date College Left - date Left - reason Degree Degree - date Notes
1912 Arts - Presb 1918 grad B.A. 1918

Military service - attestation

Volunteer/drafted: volunteer
Attestation place: Saskatoon
Attestation date: 24 Mar 1916
Present address: Saskatoon, SK
Occupation: student
Religion: Presbyterian
Age: 26 years, 1 months
Height (inches): 69.50
Chest expansion (inches): 36.50
Amount of expansion (inches): 3.50
Previous military service: militia
Previous military service (length): 1 yr

Military service - assignments

Group Type Location First known date Last known date Reason for end of assignment Notes
196th Bn           
46th Bn        1918 Sept. 28 KIA
196th Bn MTS Crowborough, UK 1917    
19th Res           


Rank Date Notes


Decoration type Notes


Date of death: 28 Sep 1918
Cause: killed in action


Spouse: Blair, Janie
Home address: University, Saskatoon, SK, Canada (1916)

Non-military addresses

Address Occupation Earliest date Latest date Source Notes
Saskatoon  student 1912 1914 U of S Calendar
Saskatoon  student 1915 1916 U of S Calendar


National Archives reference: RG 150 Box 794 - 13
College Building list #: 225
Roll of Honour list #: 24
Roll of Service (1928) #: 6
Long List #: 6

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