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Gilmer, Ernest Richard



Regimental number: 1637
Battalion / unit at enlistment: CAMC
U of S affiliation at enlistment: no degree or certificate, but had been a student
Killed, died or wounded: died of wounds
Birth: 1 May 1889, Atwood, ON, Canada
College Building memorial: Second floor, southwest
Slide number(s): HR-2055, HR-2056
Notes: 1) "Indian Army" indicated on College Building memorial appears to be an error. 2) Was Med student at U of Toronto

U of S attendance

Entry date College Left - date Left - reason Degree Degree - date Notes
1911 Arts        

Military service - attestation

Volunteer/drafted: volunteer
Attestation place: Toronto
Attestation date: 4 Jul 1915
Present address: Toronto, ON
Occupation: medical student
Religion: Anglican
Age: 25 years, 11 months
Height (inches): 70.00
Chest expansion (inches): 36.00
Amount of expansion (inches): 3.00

Military service - assignments

Group Type Location First known date Last known date Reason for end of assignment Notes
CAMC            CB
AMC            RoH
Royal Irish Fusiliers            Canadian Virtual War Memorial


Rank Date Notes
Private   RoS
Lieutenant   CB List


Wound type Date Notes
  25 Mar 1916


Date of death:
Cause: died of wounds


Date of death: 12 Oct 1916


Father: Gilmer, W H
Father's Address: Atwood, ON, Canada (1915)

Non-military addresses

Address Occupation Earliest date Latest date Source Notes
Regina  student 1911 1912 U of S Calendar


National Archives reference: RG 150 Box 3552 - 45
College Building list #: 240
Roll of Honour list #: 75
Roll of Service (1928) #: 23
Long List #: 23

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