Reid McVicar

Alternate name(s): 
McVocker; MacVicars
Rod
Date of birth: 
Thursday, 8 June 1911
Marital status: 
single
Ethnicity/Nationality: 
Canadian
Profession: 
student; clerical work
Hometown(s): 
Winnipeg, Manitoba; Dauphin, Manitoba
Education: 
University of Manitoba: studied arts and science; Business College; Officer Training
Political affiliation: 
Not a member of the Communist Party
Affiliations to union and social groups: 
Phoenix Club
Prior military experience: 
Canadian Officers' Training Corps
Unit: 
Mackenzie Papineau Battalion; Corporal; Battalion Observer
Final status: 

WIA 24 August 1938; Survived; Returned to Canada 11 February 1939; Died in 1969

Disciplinary record in Spain: 
Did not desert, but was jailed at Ripoll for a couple of days for minor infraction. Says he was jailed for refusing to send men without shoes on sentry duty.
Full Name: 
George William Reid McVicar
Sources: 
Figueres List; RGASPI Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 559, ll. 139-144; Momryk; Petrou; Ancestry