|Date and Place of Birth:||December 28, 1896 Toronto, Ontario, Canada|
|Date and Place of Death:||September 30, 1918 near Cambrai, France|
|Military Unit:||75th Battalion, Central Ontario Regiment, Canadian Infantry|
Thomas A. “Tommy” Squair, son of Frederick and Lillian Squair, was
born in Toronto, Ontario, on December 28, 1896. Squair was a promising
young baseball and hockey player. He played the outfield for the
Excelsior team when they won the Toronto city junior championship in
1916 and when they clinched the intermediate Spalding championship in
1917. He played hockey with St. Andrews and helped them win the senior
playgrounds championship in 1915.
Squair served as a private with the 75th Battalion, Central Ontario Regiment of the Canadian Infantry in France. He was killed in action, aged 21, near Cambrai on September 30, 1918.
Private Squair is buried at the Canada Cemetery at Tilloy-Les-Cambrai, France.
Lethbridge Daily Herald, October 31, 1918
Date Added September 6, 2013
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