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Soldier Information Cards - World War One
Clement, David Ward
Enlisted with 118th Battalion of North Waterloo as a private. He went with his Battalion to London, to Camp Borden and back again to London. He transferred to 5th Royal Highlanders of Montreal. After service in France he transferred again to 42nd Highlanders and last to the Imperial Aviation Corps.
He was born in Kitchener, September 2, 1897 and educated at the Public Schools of Kitchener and the Collegiate Institute of Kitchener and Waterloo. Also at St. Andrew's College, Toronto.
He went overseas December 1916 and to France in February 1917. He served there with 42nd Highlanders until July 1917 when he entered the Imperial Aviation corps and qualified as Aviation Gunner and Observer.
He was killed on Sunday, December 2, 1917 in a collision of flying machines in France. He was buried at Aire, Pas de Calais, France.
Son of Mr. and Mrs. E. P. Clement, 51 Benton Street, Kitchener.