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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 the name, rank and military history of a soldier of Waterloo County.
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Part Of
Soldier Information Cards - World War One
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
WW1_H_291
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
Citation
Kitchener Public Library - Soldier Information Card Collection - World War One
Scope and Content
A white index card containing the name, rank and military history of a soldier of Waterloo County.
Storage Location
SIC WW1 Box 3
Name Access
Hurst, Howard
Hurst, J. G.
Hurst, J.G. (Mrs.)
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
Place
Arrondissement de Valenciennes, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France [Place of military service]
City of Southampton, England, United Kingdom [Place of departure]
Liverpool, England, United Kingdom [Place of landing]
England, England, United Kingdom [Place of training and military service]
Toronto, Ontario, Canada [Place of enlistment and training]
Geographic Access
Arrondissement de Valenciennes, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France
Southampton, England
Liverpool, England
England
Toronto, Ontario
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
Hurst, Howard Gunner. Gunner Howard Hurst, foster son of Mr. and Mrs. J.G. Hurst, St. Jacobs, enlisted in the 71st Battery at Toronto on Feb. 26, 1918. He trained at Exhibition Camp and left for overseas on March 4th 1918 on the S.S.Metagama landing at Liverpool. He trained at Whitley Camp in England and left for France on Sept. 25th 1918, with the 11th Battery C.F.A. and saw active service along the Denaine and Valenciennes sectors. He returned from France on April 14th 1919 and after spending 34 days in England set sail from Southampton on the S.S. Aquitania. He got his discharge May 27th 1919.
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