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Day, Geoffrey William



Regimental number: 74037
Battalion / unit at enlistment: 28th Bn
U of S affiliation at enlistment: student
Killed, died or wounded: wounded
Birth: 8 Oct 1892, Waterford, Ireland
College Building memorial: First floor, northeast
Slide number(s): HR-1128, HR-1129

U of S attendance

Entry date College Left - date Left - reason Degree Degree - date Notes
1913 Agro        

Military service - attestation

Volunteer/drafted: volunteer
Attestation place: Saskatoon
Attestation date: 27 Oct 1914
Present address: Saskatoon, SK
Occupation: farmer
Religion: Anglican
Age: 22 years
Height (inches): 70.75
Chest expansion (inches): 36.00
Amount of expansion (inches): 2.50
Marks: scar on index finger - left hand
Previous military service (length): 2 yrs

Military service - assignments

Group Type Location First known date Last known date Reason for end of assignment Notes
28th Bn            CB adds Impl Army RoS has 28th, England only


Rank Date Notes
Lieutenant   CB List, not RoS


Father: Day, Horace William
Father's Address: The Deanery, Waterford,

Non-military addresses

Address Occupation Earliest date Latest date Source Notes
Cashel, UK sudent 1913 1914 U of S Calendar
Saskatoon  student 1914 1915 U of S Calendar
The Deanery, Cashell    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 2378 - 16
College Building list #: 132
Roll of Honour list #: 52
Roll of Service (1928) #: 133
Long List #: 133

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