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Elder, William Gardiner



Regimental number: 475453
Battalion / unit at enlistment: 4th University Co.
U of S affiliation at enlistment: student
Killed, died or wounded: wounded
Birth: 6 Jun 1893, Athelstane, QB, Canada
College Building memorial: First floor, northeast
Slide number(s): HR-1109, HR-1110
Notes: RoS only

U of S attendance

Entry date College Left - date Left - reason Degree Degree - date Notes
1915 Law        

Military service - attestation

Volunteer/drafted: volunteer
Attestation place: Saskatoon
Attestation date: 12 Oct 1915
Present address: Saskatoon, SK
Occupation: law student
Religion: Presbyterian
Age: 23 years
Height (inches): 67.50
Chest expansion (inches): 34.50
Amount of expansion (inches): 1.50

Military service - assignments

Group Type Location First known date Last known date Reason for end of assignment Notes
CEF            LL
4th University Co.           


Rank Date Notes
Lieutenant   CB List, RoS, NA


Decoration type Notes


Wound type Date Notes
  9 Apr 1917


Mother: Elder, M M
Mother's Address: Athelstane, QC, Canada (1915)

Non-military addresses

Address Occupation Earliest date Latest date Source Notes
Athelstan  student 1915 1916 U of S Calendar
Cudworth    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 2857 - 37
College Building list #: 116
Roll of Honour list #: 63
Roll of Service (1928) #: 148
Long List #: 148

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