CEF Soldier Detail

Private Ulysses Theodore Mays

Regimental Number:
7181
Survived War:
Yes
Force:
Army
Regiment:
Canadian Infantry
Battalion:
1st Battalion
Company:
Place of Birth:
Bellefontaine, Ohio
Country:
U.S.A.
Next of Kin:
Verna Mays, Daughter, 409 George St., Sarnia, Ontario
Address at Enlistment:
Sarnia, Lambton Co. Ontario
Date of Birth:
April 6, 1871
Trade or Calling:
Cook
Marital Status:
Widow(er)
Prior Military Experience:
Yes
Place of Enlistment:
London, Ontario
Date of Enlistment:
November 1, 1917
Age at enlistment:
46
Height:
5 Feet 10 Inches
Chest:
42 Inches
Expansion:
2 1/2 Inches
Religion:
Wesleyan
Enlisted or Conscripted:
Enlisted
Saw service in:
Europe    
Cause of Death:
Not Specified
Battle Died/Wounded:
Date of Death:
Age at Death:
Buried at:
Plot:
Commemorated:
 
Prisoner of war:
Not Specified
Interned:
Gender:
Male
Ethnic Origin:
Not Specified
LAC Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 1Box 6080 - 47
Rank Regiment Unit Company
Private Canadian Infantry 1st Battalion

Has two sets of attestation papers.

On the later attestation, Mays described his military experience as two years with the 1st Battalion C.E.F.  His medical description noted that he had his name and address tatooed on himself.

Mays originally enlisted  16 September 1914 at Valcartier Quebec as a part of the first Canadian Contingent.

At the time he was listed as married to Mrs. Mary Mays of 409 George St. Sarnia and had no military experience.  There is a note that he was discharged 15 September 1916 from the Quebec Discharge Depot in good health.