Private Ulysses Theodore Mays

Regimental Number:
7181
Survived War:
Yes
Force:
Army
Regiment:
Canadian Infantry
Battalion:
1st Battalion
Company:
Enlisted or Conscripted:
Enlisted
Prior Military Experience:
Yes
Enlistment Date:
November 1, 1917
Age at Enlistment:
46
Enlisted at:
London, Ontario
Address at Enlistment:
Sarnia, Lambton Co. Ontario
Civilian Occupation:
Cook
Saw Service in:
Europe
Date of Death:
Age at Death:
Cause of Death:
Not Specified
Battle Died/Wounded:
Burial:
Plot:
Commemorated:
 
Date of Birth:
April 6, 1871
Next of Kin:
Verna Mays, Daughter, 409 George St., Sarnia, Ontario
Place of Birth:
Bellefontaine, Ohio
Country of Birth:
U.S.A.
Prisoner of War:
Not Specified
Interned:
Married:
Widow(er)
Religion:
Wesleyan
Height:
5 Feet 10 Inches
Chest:
42 Inches
Expansion:
2.5 Inches
Ethnic Origin:
Not Specified
   
NAC Reference: ^1Box 6080 - 47
Rank Regiment Unit Company
Private
Canadian Infantry
1st Battalion
Awards and Decorations
Notes

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.

Research Notes