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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 includes a photograph and a red cross.
Willis, James Private. Enlisted May 13, 1916 with the 118th Battalion Infantry. He transferred
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Part Of
Soldier Information Cards - World War One
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
WW1_W_183
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 includes a photograph and a red cross.
Storage Location
SIC WW1 Box 5
Name Access
Willis, James
Willis, Mary A.
Willis, Ruby
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
118th Battalion
1st Canadian Battalion
Place
Kitchener, Ontario, Canada
Howick, Ontario, Canada [Birthplace]
Geographic Access
Kitchener, Ontario
Howick, Ontario
Copyright Status
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to Canadian law. No restrictions on use.
Reproductions
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Source Organization
Kitchener Public Library
Collection
Soldier Information Cards - World War One
Transcription
Willis, James Private. Enlisted May 13, 1916 with the 118th Battalion Infantry. He transferred later to 1st Canadian Battalion. Presbyterian. Born January 10, 1876 on the second Concession of Howic and educated at Fordwich. He was married to Mary A. Bell and has four children. He was killed December 6, 1917 at Passchendaele by an explosion of small shell. His widow, Mrs. Mary Willis, lives at 34 Simeon St., Kitchener. Ruby Willis, 34 Simeon St., Kitchener.
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