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Diefenbaker, John George Bannerman


U of S affiliation at enlistment: had degree or certificate
Birth: 18 Sep 1895, New State, ON, Canada
College Building memorial: Second floor, northeast
Slide number(s): HR-2145

U of S attendance

Entry date College Left - date Left - reason Degree Degree - date Notes
  Law 1919 postgrad LL.B. 1919
1912 Arts     B.A. 1915
  Arts     M.A. 1916

Military service - attestation

Volunteer/drafted: volunteer
Attestation place: Regina
Attestation date: 25 Aug 1916
Present address: Saskatoon, SK
Occupation: student
Religion: Baptist
Age: 20 years, 11 months
Previous military service: active militia
Notes: 105th Saskatoon Fusiliers

Military service - assignments

Group Type Location First known date Last known date Reason for end of assignment Notes
19th Res Bn Militrary Training School Crowborough, UK 1917     CB
196th Bn           


Rank Date Notes
Lieutenant   rank on enlistment


Father: Diefenbaker, W T
Father's Address: 411 9th St., Saskatoon, SK, Canada (1916)

Non-military addresses

Address Occupation Earliest date Latest date Source Notes
Saskatoon  student 1912 1916 U of S Calendar
Saskatoon  student 1918 1919 U of S Calendar
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 2514-75
College Building list #: 310
Roll of Honour list #: 53
Roll of Service (1928) #: 135
Long List #: 135

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