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Freer, Frederick James


Battalion / unit at enlistment: 196th Bn
U of S affiliation at enlistment: instructor
Birth: 11 Aug 1892, Brandon, MB, Canada
College Building memorial: First floor, southeast
Slide number(s): HR-1014

U of S attendance

Entry date College Left - date Left - reason Degree Degree - date Notes
1912 Arts 1915 grad B.Sc 1915

Military service - attestation

Volunteer/drafted: volunteer
Attestation place: Saskatoon
Attestation date: 27 Apr 1916
Present address: Saskatoon, SK
Occupation: teacher
Religion: Presbyterian
Age: 23 years, 9 months

Military service - assignments

Group Type Location First known date Last known date Reason for end of assignment Notes
196th Bn           
1st CMR           


Rank Date Notes


Sibling: Freer, Oswald
Sibling address: SK, Canada (1916)

Non-military addresses

Address Occupation Earliest date Latest date Source Notes
Asquith  student 1912 1914 U of S Calendar
Asquith  student 1915 1916 U of S Calendar
300 Enderton Bldg., Winnipeg    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 3305 - 44
College Building list #: 16
Roll of Honour list #: 71
Roll of Service (1928) #: 156
Long List #: 157

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