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Ward, James Frederick

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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 the 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_W_046
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 the 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 5
Name Access
Ward, James Frederick
Ward, Emma
Trusler, Emma
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
111th Battalion
Place
Galt, Ontario, Canada [Place of residence and enlistment]
Vimy, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France [Place of death]
Woodford, England, United Kingdom [Birthplace]
Aubigny-en-Artois, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France [Place of burial]
Geographic Access
Galt, Ontario
Vimy, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France
Woodford, England
Aubigny-en-Artois, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France
Notes
Private James Frederick Ward was born on September 2, 1884 in Woodford, Northamptonshire, England. He was the son of Emma Trusler (formerly Ward) of 247 St. Andrew's St., Galt, Ontario and the late Mr. Ward. He enlisted on February 7, 1916 in Galt. At the time of his enlistment, he was a machinist, single and a member of the Presbyterian Church. His regimental service number was 730484. He served in the 4th Battalion, Canadian Infantry. He died of his wounds suffered during the Battle of Vimy Ridge on April 11, 1917. He is buried in the Aubigny Communal Cemetery Extension in Augbigny, France.
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
Ward, James Frederick Private. Enlisted at Galt, February 7, 1916 with the 111th Battalion and went overseas with them on September 25, 1916. Anglican. He was born in England and his next of kin is Mrs. Trusler Ward, 247 St. Andrews Street, Galt, Ontario.
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