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Thomson, William Burr



Regimental number: 1018386
Battalion / unit at enlistment: Army Service Corps
U of S affiliation at enlistment: no degree or certificate, but had been a student
Birth: 20 Jul 1892, Thamesville, ON, Canada
College Building memorial: Second floor, centre east
Slide number(s): HR-2001, HR-2002, HR-2003

U of S attendance

Entry date College Left - date Left - reason Degree Degree - date Notes
1913 Arts 1920 grad B.A. 1920

Military service - attestation

Volunteer/drafted: volunteer
Attestation place: North Battleford
Attestation date: 1 Jun 1916
Present address: Thamesville, ON
Occupation: teacher
Religion: Presbyterian
Age: 24 years
Height (inches): 65.75
Chest expansion (inches): 37.00
Amount of expansion (inches): 3.00

Military service - assignments

Group Type Location First known date Last known date Reason for end of assignment Notes


Father: Thomson, Andrew
Father's Address: Thamesville, ON, Canada (1916)

Non-military addresses

Address Occupation Earliest date Latest date Source Notes
Thamesville  student 1913 1914 U of S Calendar
Oxbow High School, Oxbow  teacher 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 9664 - 22
College Building list #: 166
Roll of Honour list #:
Roll of Service (1928) #: 287
Long List #: 309

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