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Soldier Information Cards - World War One
Erb, William Otto
He enlisted with the 1st Central Ontario Regiment at Toronto in the service of the infantry.
He was transferred to the 2nd Canadian Mounted Rifles on the Amiens front.
He is a faithful adherent of the Methodist Church, New Hamburg, Ontario.
He was born January 4, 1893 in New Hamburg.
He received his education in New Hamburg, Kitchener and Kingston.
He resides at present in New Hamburg, having been discharged April 11, 1919.
His nearest of kin is Mrs. J. W. Erb, New Hamburg, Ontario.
Private Erb left for England February 14, 1918 arriving there March 4th.
On May 29th of the same year he was sent to France.
He was wounded at Cambrai, September 30, 1918.
He was sent to England during the fore part of January 1919. He sailed for Canada on the S.S. Saturnia, March 31, 1919, arriving in Toronto, April 11th and in New Hamburg April 12.
Homer K. Forrest, New Hamburg, Ontario