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Diefenbaker, John George Bannerman

Identification

U of S affiliation at enlistment: had degree or certificate
Birth: 18 Sep 1895, New State, ON, Canada
College Building memorial: Second floor, northeast

U of S attendance

Entry date College Left - date Left - reason Degree Degree - date Notes
 Law1919postgradLL.B.1919
1912Arts  B.A.1915
 Arts  M.A.1916

Military service - attestation

Volunteer/drafted: volunteer
Attestation place: Regina
Attestation date: 25 Aug 1916
Present address: Saskatoon, SK
Occupation: student
Religion: Baptist
Age: 20 years, 11 months
Previous military service: active militia
Notes: 105th Saskatoon Fusiliers

Military service - assignments

Group Type Location First known date Last known date Reason for end of assignment Notes
19th Res BnMilitrary Training SchoolCrowborough, UK1917  CB
196th Bn      

Rank

Rank Date Notes
Lieutenant rank on enlistment

Family

Father: Diefenbaker, W T
Father's Address: 411 9th St., Saskatoon, SK, Canada (1916)

Non-military addresses

Address Occupation Earliest date Latest date Source Notes
Saskatoon student19121916U of S Calendar
Saskatoon student19181919U of S Calendar
Prince Albert  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.

Sources

National Archives reference: RG 150 Box 2514-75
College Building list #: 310
Roll of Honour list #: 53
Roll of Service (1928) #: 135
Long List #: 135

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