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Smith, Ralph Bracken



Regimental number: 911061
Battalion / unit at enlistment: 196th Bn
U of S affiliation at enlistment: no degree or certificate, but had been a student
Killed, died or wounded: wounded
Birth: 9 Nov 1896, Fortune Bay, Newfoundland
College Building memorial: Second floor, centre west
Slide number(s): HR-2086, HR-2087, HR-2088

U of S attendance

Entry date College Left - date Left - reason Degree Degree - date Notes
1914 Arts     B.A. 1930 classes:1914-15, 1930

Military service - attestation

Volunteer/drafted: volunteer
Attestation place: Saskatoon
Attestation date: 29 Aug 1916
Present address: Saskatoon, SK
Occupation: teacher
Religion: Methodist
Age: 19 years, 10 months
Height (inches): 71.25
Chest expansion (inches): 36.00
Amount of expansion (inches): 5.00

Military service - assignments

Group Type Location First known date Last known date Reason for end of assignment Notes
46th Bn           
Can Records Office   London, UK      
196th Bn           
Can Lgt TM Bty           


Rank Date Notes


Wound type Date Notes
  4 Oct 1918


Father: Smith, James
Father's Address: Biggar, SK, Canada (1916)

Non-military addresses

Address Occupation Earliest date Latest date Source Notes
Arcola    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 9093-1
College Building list #: 263
Roll of Honour list #:
Roll of Service (1928) #: 274
Long List #: 295

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