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Private Roy Elgin MacFadyen



Date of birth: 1891-04-26
Place of birth: Morfield Ontario Canada
Next of kin: Mrs. Mary Fawcett (mother,) Asquith P.O., Saskatchewan
Marital status: single
Occupation (attested): Farmer
Occupation (normalized): General Farmer
Address: Springwater, Saskatchewan
Religion: Methodist
Date of death: 1943-12-20


Regimental number: 204500
Highest Rank: Private
Rank detail

Private (Army).

Degree of service: Europe
Survived war: yes
Battle wounded/killed: Wounded


LAC ID: 151166
Attestation record(s): image 1, image 2
Service file: B6812-S053
Uploader's Notes:

His Attestation form is stamped indicating that he was invalided home for further treatment. He was discharged on July 31, 1918 as physically unfit for service.

According to The Asquith Record (see above:)

- He is remembered on the Asquith and District Honour Roll as McFadyen, R. (wounded)

- He was the brother of Earl (Mack) 204429 and Wilbur 204431 . All served with the 96th Scottish Battalion.

Earl and Wilber enlisted on the same day, while Royal enlisted 11 days later.

Uploader's Research notes: See local history book The Asquith Record (1982,) page 207 for biographical information on the John E McFadyen family. [Private Army Canadian Infantry 96th Battalion ]


Date added: 2014-01-07
Last modified: 2020-01-03