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Robert Hunter Bernard


Bernard, Robert “Bob” Hunter, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, formerly of Clackmannanshire, Scotland. Occupation: divinity student (Presbyterian). Military Service: Private, Lance Corporal, Reg. No. 475772, 3rd University Co. PPCLI, Attestation Papers. Diary References: “Met Mr. [R.H.] Bernard who used to preach at Wolfe,” 2:9 Feb ’16; “Bob Bernard is my watch partner,” 2:17 Feb ’16; “In dugout with [G.] Neil [Neale], [J.] Davey, [R.H.] Bernard,” 2:24 Feb ’16.

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Robert Hunter Bernard was a Scottish immigrant to Canada, who described himself as a “Presbyterian student,” when he enlisted in August 1915 at Saskatoon. According to Hodder-Williams, he was wounded in April 1916 and struck off strength on 27 April 1916.