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Downer, Charles William


Regimental number: 910900
Battalion / unit at enlistment: 11th Field Amb
U of S affiliation at enlistment: student
Birth: 13 Feb 1884, Gloucestershire, England
College Building memorial: Second floor, centre west
Slide number(s): HR-2114

U of S attendance

Entry date College Left - date Left - reason Degree Degree - date Notes
1910 Arts - Emm 1916 grad B.A. 1916 2, one in 1910, 1 in 1912 (he is Emm, other??

Military service - attestation

Volunteer/drafted: volunteer
Attestation place: Saskatoon
Attestation date: 17 Mar 1916
Present address: Saskatoon, SK
Occupation: clerk in holy orders
Religion: Anglican
Age: 32 years, 1 months
Height (inches): 70.50
Chest expansion (inches): 36.00
Amount of expansion (inches): 2.00
Marks: mostly bald

Military service - assignments

Group Type Location First known date Last known date Reason for end of assignment Notes
11th Field Amb    France      


Rank Date Notes


Mother: Jones, Mrs.
Mother's Address: Ditchingham, Bungay, Suffolk, England (1916)

Non-military addresses

Address Occupation Earliest date Latest date Source Notes
Saskatoon  student 1915 1916 U of S Calendar
Bungay, UK student 1912 1915 U of S Calendar
Ditchingham, UK student 1911 1912 U of S Calendar
Alveston  student 1910 1911 U of S Calendar
Normal School, 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 2640 - 9
College Building list #: 286
Roll of Honour list #: 58
Roll of Service (1928) #: 141
Long List #: 141

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