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Gilpin, Charles Ridgeway


Regimental number: 411093
Battalion / unit at enlistment: PPCLI
U of S affiliation at enlistment: student
Killed, died or wounded: wounded
Birth: 1 Jul 1894, St. Mary's, ON, Canada
College Building memorial: First floor, southwest
Slide number(s): HR-1031

U of S attendance

Entry date College Left - date Left - reason Degree Degree - date Notes
1914 Arts        

Military service - attestation

Volunteer/drafted: volunteer
Attestation place: Saskatoon
Attestation date: 5 Apr 1915
Present address: Saskatoon, SK
Occupation: student
Religion: Wesleyan
Age: 20 years, 9 months
Height (inches): 65.50
Chest expansion (inches): 35.00
Amount of expansion (inches): 1.50

Military service - assignments

Group Type Location First known date Last known date Reason for end of assignment Notes
46th Bn    France      
PPCLI military school  UK 1917     after wound in France


Rank Date Notes


Decoration type Notes


Wound type Date Notes
  21 Apr 1916
  20 Aug 1917


Mother: Gilpin, John Courtney
Mother's Address: 604 Spadina Cres., Saskatoon, SK, Canada (1915)

Non-military addresses

Address Occupation Earliest date Latest date Source Notes
Saskatoon  student 1914 1915 U of S Calendar
604 Spadina Cres., 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 3557910923-48
College Building list #: 30
Roll of Honour list #: 77
Roll of Service (1928) #: 161
Long List #: 163

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