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Rogers, Robert William

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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 photograph and a red cross.
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Part Of
Soldier Information Cards - World War One
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
WW1_R_125
Material Details
Cards
Physical Description
9.8 cm (W) X 14 cm (H)
17.5 cm (W) X 22.7 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 photograph and a red cross.
Storage Location
SIC WW1 Box 4
Name Access
Rogers, Robert William
Roberts, R. W. (Mrs.)
Sherriff, T. A. (Mrs.)
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
34th Battalion
13th Battalion
Place
Vimy, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France [Place of burial]
Bradford, England, United Kingdom [Birthplace]
Guelph, Ontario, Canada [Place of enlistment]
Geographic Access
Vimy, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France
Bradford, England
Guelph, Ontario
Notes
Robert William Roberts was born in Bradford, England on March 16th, 1885. During his military service he was part of the 34th Battalion, the 13th Battalion and the 3rd Brigade Machine Gun Section. He was killed in action on September 4th, 1916 and is buried at the Vimy Memorial in Pas de Calais, France. His widow Edith, later married Thomas Alfred Sherriff. He was Anglican.
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
Rogers, Robert William Private. Enlisted at Guelph, March 22nd, 1915 with the 34th Battalion. He was born in England and his next of kin is Mrs. R. W. Roberts, Hewitt Street, Preston, Ontario. His widow is now Mrs. T. A. Sherriff.
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Part Of
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.
  1 document
Part Of
Soldier Information Cards - World War One
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
WW1_W_135
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.
Storage Location
SIC WW1 Box 5
Name Access
Whiting, Thornley
Brooks, Louise
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
110th Battalion
8th Reserve
Place
Le Michial, Aquitaine, France [Place of birth and education]
Preston, Ontario, Canada [Place of residence]
Geographic Access
Le Michial, Aquitaine, France
Preston, Ontario
Copyright Status
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to Canadian law. No restrictions on use.
Reproductions
If you would like to obtain a digital or print copy of this image, please see KPL's Photographic Reproduction Policy at http://www.kpl.org/localhistory/photographs
Source Organization
Kitchener Public Library
Collection
Soldier Information Cards - World War One
Transcription
Whiting, Thornley Private. Enlisted November 15, 1916 with Bugle Band of 110th Battalion and transferred to 8th Reserve. Protestant. Born March 13, 1894 in Michial and educated there. He has been discharged and is now living on Guelph Street, Preston, Ontario. His mother lives in Michial. He was in uniform for three years. Spent one year and six months overseas. Never wounded. Louise Brooks, Wellington Street, Preston, Ontario.
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