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Soldier Information Cards - World War One
Description Level
Item
Date Range
1919-1921
Collection
Soldier Information Cards - World War One
Scope and Content
A white index card containing name, rank and military history of a soldier of Waterloo County. Card also includes a red cross.
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Soldier Information Cards - World War One
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
WW1_C_206
Material Details
Cards
Physical Description
11 cm (W) X 6.8 cm (H)
12.4 cm (W) X 8.3 cm (H) with mat/border
Language
English
Date Range
1919-1921
Citation
Kitchener Public Library - Soldier Information Card Collection - World War One
Scope and Content
A white index card containing name, rank and military history of a soldier of Waterloo County. Card also includes a red cross.
Storage Location
SIC WW1 Box 1
Name Access
Craik, James
Craik, James Harrison
Armstrong, Margaret
Craik, Mary
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
Place
Courcelette, Picardie, France [Place of burial]
Albert, Picardie, France [Place of death]
South Shields, England, United Kingdom [Birthplace]
Geographic Access
Courcelette, Picardie, France
Albert, Picardie, France
South Shields, England
Notes
Private James Harrison Craik was born on January 4th, 1881 in South Shields, England. He was the son of James and Mary Craik. Prior to the war, he worked as a labourer. James Craik served with the Manitoba regiment in Division 'A' of the 8th Battalion. During a leave in 1915 or early 1916, he married Margaret Armstrong of Manchester, England. They were married less than one year when James died after being wounded near Albert, France. He died on September 26th, 1916 at the age of 35 and is buried in the Courcelette British Cemetery in France, grave memorial reference XII.B.3.
Copyright Status
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to Canadian law. No restrictions on use.
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Source Organization
Kitchener Public Library
Collection
Soldier Information Cards - World War One
Transcription
Craik, James Private. His widow boards at the Y.W.C.A. Kitchener.
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