Source: 18th Battalion Nominal Roll, April 1915.
Family Search: When Samuel Calvin Mcphail was born on 13 July 1889, in Nassagaweya Township, Halton, Canada West, British Colonial America, his father, William Mcphail, was 33 and his mother, Elizabeth Donaldson, was 32. He lived in Halton, Ontario, Canada in 1901 and Dodsland, Winslow No. 319, Saskatchewan, Canada in 1921. He registered for military service in 1914. In 1914, at the age of 25, his occupation is listed as labourer. He died on 19 August 1951, at the age of 62, and was buried in Dodsland-Druid Cemetery, Dodsland, Winslow No. 319, Saskatchewan, Canada.