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McMaster, John Thomas

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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 photograph and a red cross.
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Description Level
Item
Accession Number
WW1_M_093
Material Details
Cards
Physical Description
20.6 cm (W) X 15.5 cm (H)
30.7 cm (W) X 25.5 cm (H) with mat/border
Language
English
Date Range
1919-1921
Date of Publication
1919
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 photograph and a red cross.
Storage Location
SIC WW1 Box 3
Name Access
McMaster, John Thomas
McMaster, Thomas
Brewster, Margaret
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
29th Highland Light Infantry Battalion
Place
Republic of France, France, France [Place of military service]
Hespeler, Ontario, Canada [Place of education]
Arrondissement de Nantes, Pays de la Loire, France [Place of death and burial]
Salisbury Plain, England, United Kingdom [Place of military training]
Saint-Gabriel-de-Valcartier, Quebec, Canada [Place of military training]
Geographic Access
France
Hespeler, Ontario
Arrondissement de Nantes, Pays de la Loire, France
Salisbury, England
Saint-Gabriel-de-Valcartier, Quebec
Copyright Status
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to Canadian law. No restrictions on use.
Reproductions
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Source Organization
Kitchener Public Library
Collection
Soldier Information Cards - World War One
Transcription
McMaster, John Thomas Corporal. Enlisted August 14, 1914 with 29th Battalion Highland Light Infantry. Roman Catholic. Born September 8, 1880 educated at Hespeler Public School. Trained at Valcartier, left for overseas September 28, 1914, trained at Salisbury Plains left for France February 6, 1915. He was accidentally killed at Nantes, France on February 12, 1915 and is buried at Bouteillers Cemetery, Nantes, France. He was a veteran of the South African War, going over with 4th Canadian Mounted Rifles April 1902 and was honorably discharged that same year. His next of kin is Thomas McMaster, Box 69, Hespeler, Ontario. Margaret Brewster, Hespeler, Ontario.
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