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Soldier Information Cards - World War One
Whittaker, William James
Enlisted January 11, 1915 with 34th Battalion and transferred to 15th Battalion.
He was born in Guelph September 13, 1890 and educated there.
He moved to Galt as a young man and has been living there since.
He is a lathe hand.
He married Una Masterson and has four children.
He trained in England from October 26, 1915 to April 1, 1916 when he went to France. He served a short time in the trenches and was put on police duty with the 48th Highlanders. He also served in the Young Men's Christian Association (Y.M.C.A.). He went into the trenches again and was killed in action on September 18, 1918.
Ida Gertrude Haiman, 12 Dalgliesh Street, Galt