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Butcher, Albert Edward

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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 contains a red cross.
Butcher, Albert Edward. Private.
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Part Of
Soldier Information Cards - World War One
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
WW1_B_341
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 contains a red cross.
Storage Location
SIC WW1 Box 1
Name Access
Butcher, Albert Edward
Butler, Stephen
Butler, Stephen (Mrs.)
Barker, Annie
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
Place
Wimereux, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France [Place of burial]
Ieper, Flanders, Belgium [Place of death]
Hespeler, Ontario, Canada [Place of residence]
Alresford, England, United Kingdom [Birthplace]
Geographic Access
Wimereux, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France
Ieper, Flanders, Belgium
Hespeler, Ontario
Alresford, England
Notes
Lance Corporal Albert Edward Butcher was born Sept. 15, 1886 in Old Alresford, England to Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Butler. He was a member of the Church of England. Albert moved to Hespeler, Ontario on June 1, 1913. Prior to enlisting Albert married Annie Barker on May 20th, 1914 and worked as a carpenter. Albert enlisted on Sept. 6, 1914 and went overseas with the 1st Battalion of the Canadian Infantry. Unfortunately, Albert died in the field of battle on April 30, 1915 in the Second Battle of Ypres. He was 28 years old. Alberty was laid to rest in Wimereux Communal Cemetery, Pas de Calais, 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
Butcher, Albert Edward. Private.
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