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Caswell, Walter Buchanan


Regimental number: 106135
Battalion / unit at enlistment: CMR
U of S affiliation at enlistment: student
Birth: 11 Aug 1889, AB, Canada
College Building memorial: First floor, centre west
Slide number(s): HR-1072
Notes: reg no is original, later promoted

U of S attendance

Entry date College Left - date Left - reason Degree Degree - date Notes
1914 Law        

Military service - attestation

Volunteer/drafted: volunteer
Attestation place: Saskatoon
Attestation date: 30 Dec 1914
Present address: Saskatoon, SK
Occupation: Law (student)
Religion: Presbyterian
Age: 25 years, 4 months
Height (inches): 70.25
Chest expansion (inches): 41.50
Amount of expansion (inches): 4.00
Marks: mole on left leg
Previous military service: active militia
Previous military service (length): 3 yrs

Military service - assignments

Group Type Location First known date Last known date Reason for end of assignment Notes
1st CMR           
HQ Staff Siberia           


Rank Date Notes


Decoration type Notes
Ment. in Desp.


Father: Caswell, Robert Wallace
Father's Address: 905 Ave. A, N., Saskatoon, SK, Canada (1914)

Non-military addresses

Address Occupation Earliest date Latest date Source Notes
Saskatoon  student 1914 1915 U of S Calendar
Canada Bldg, Saskatoon    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 1575 - 14
College Building list #: 78
Roll of Honour list #: 38
Roll of Service (1928) #: 118
Long List #: 118

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