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McMaster, James Michael

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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 slash.
McMaster, James Michael Sergeant. Enlisted December 14, 1915 with 111th South Waterloo Battalion
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Part Of
Soldier Information Cards - World War One
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
WW1_M_092
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 slash.
Storage Location
SIC WW1 Box 3
Name Access
McMaster, James Michael
McMaster, Thomas
Brewster, Margaret
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
1st Battalion
111th South Waterloo Battalion
Place
Republic of France, France, France [Place of military service]
England, England, United Kingdom [Place of military training]
Hespeler, Ontario, Canada [Place of birth and education]
Geographic Access
France
England
Hespeler, 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
McMaster, James Michael Sergeant. Enlisted December 14, 1915 with 111th South Waterloo Battalion and transferred to 1st Canadian Battalion. Roman Catholic. Born at Hespeler, September 27, 1882 and educated at Hespeler Public School. Went overseas in September 1916, instructed in Musketry and Bayonet fighting in England until April 27, 1917. Reverted to ranks to get to France. Won his stripes back on the field. Was wounded once but rejoined his unit the same day and served with his unit till the end of the war. Crossed the Rhine December 14, 1918 and returned to England March 28, 1919. He has not yet returned to Canada. His next of kin is Thomas McMaster, Box 69, Hespeler, Ontario. Margaret Brewster, Hespeler, Ontario.
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