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Fenton, John Joseph



Regimental number: 911064
Battalion / unit at enlistment: 196th Bn
U of S affiliation at enlistment: student
Birth: 4 Jan 1877, Mitcheletown, Co. Cork, Ireland
College Building memorial: Second floor, southeast
Slide number(s): HR-2042, HR-2043

U of S attendance

Entry date College Left - date Left - reason Degree Degree - date Notes
1913 Arts - Emm        

Military service - attestation

Volunteer/drafted: volunteer
Attestation place: Saskatoon
Attestation date: 28 Sep 1916
Present address: Saskatoon, SK
Occupation: divinity student
Religion: Anglican
Age: 34 years, 3 months
Height (inches): 68.00
Chest expansion (inches): 43.00
Amount of expansion (inches): 4.00
Marks: slight varicocle on left side

Military service - assignments

Group Type Location First known date Last known date Reason for end of assignment Notes
196th Bn           
Forestry Bn            LL
Can Foresty Corps    France       CB, RoS


Rank Date Notes


Spouse: Fenton, E
Home address: 34 Roselawn Ave., Toronto, ON, Canada (1916)

Non-military addresses

Address Occupation Earliest date Latest date Source Notes
UK student 1913 1917 U of S Calendar
Wicklow, England   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 3036 - 19
College Building list #: 231
Roll of Honour list #: 67
Roll of Service (1928) #: 151
Long List #: 152

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