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McConnell, John Francis

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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. Card also contains a red cross.
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Part Of
Soldier Information Cards - World War One
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
WW1_M_023
Material Details
Cards
Physical Description
20.6 cm (W) X 15.5 cm (H)
30.7 cm (W) X 25.5 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 contains a red cross.
Storage Location
SIC WW1 Box 3
Name Access
McConnell, John Francis
Kilborn, Alice
McConnell, Alice
Brooks, Louise
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
111th South Waterloo Battalion
Place
Preston, Ontario, Canada [Place of residence]
Garafraxa, Ontario, Canada [Birthplace]
Geographic Access
Preston, Ontario
Garafraxa, Ontario
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
McConnell, John Francis Private. Enlisted March 18, 1916 with 111th Battalion of South Waterloo. Presbyterian. Born September 18, 1893 in Garafaxa and educated there. Married to Alice Kilborn. He died of gunshot wounds after serving two years, one of which was spent overseas. Died April 29, 1917. His widow is in England. Mrs. Alice McConnell, 42 Warwick Terr., Warrick Rd., Batley, England. Preston was his Canadian home. Louise Brooks, Wellington St., Preston, Ontario
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