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Burd, Walter


Regimental number: 74034
Battalion / unit at enlistment: 28th Bn
U of S affiliation at enlistment: student
Killed, died or wounded: wounded
Birth: 23 Feb 1888, Cork, Ireland
College Building memorial: First floor, southeast
Slide number(s): HR-1011
Notes: Frederick and Walter were brothers orig reg no 74034

U of S attendance

Entry date College Left - date Left - reason Degree Degree - date Notes
1913 Arts - Emm        

Military service - attestation

Volunteer/drafted: volunteer
Attestation place: Saskatoon
Attestation date: 26 Oct 1914
Present address: Saskatoon, SK
Occupation: student
Religion: Anglican
Age: 26 years, 8 months
Height (inches): 70.00
Chest expansion (inches): 36.00
Amount of expansion (inches): 2.50
Previous military service: active militia

Military service - assignments

Group Type Location First known date Last known date Reason for end of assignment Notes
28th Bn            CB adds Imp. A.
Imp Army      Jan. 9, 1918 Dec. 16, 1918   RoS


Rank Date Notes
Lieutenant 17 Dec 1918
Private 26 Oct 1914


Decoration type Notes


Wound type Date Notes
  31 Jan 1916


Sibling: Burd, Frederick
Sibling address: Emmanuel College, Saskatoon, SK, Canada (1914)

Non-military addresses

Address Occupation Earliest date Latest date Source Notes
Saskatoon  student 1914 1915 U of S Calendar
Sheffield, UK student 1913 1914 U of S Calendar
Toronto  student 1917 1917 RoH
Prince Albert    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 1268 - 30
College Building list #: 12
Roll of Honour list #: 30
Roll of Service (1928) #: 106
Long List #: 106

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