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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.
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Part Of
Soldier Information Cards - World War One
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
WW1_C_218
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 1
Name Access
Crichton, William
Crichton, Jane
Crichton, Robert
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
Place
Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom [Birthplace]
Branchton, Ontario, Canada [Place of residence]
Estrée-Cauchy, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France [Place of death]
Galt, Ontario, Canada [Place of enlistment]
Geographic Access
Aberdeen, Scotland
Branchton, Ontario
Estrée-Cauchy, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France
Galt, Ontario
Notes
Private William Chrichton was born on Sept. 18th 1895, in Aberdeen, Scotland. His home was in Branchton, Ontario. He was Presbyterian. He enlisted on Sept. 15th at Galt, and served in the 44th Battalion. He took part in the Battle of the Somme and the Battle of the Ancre. He was killed in action on Jan. 2nd 1917, around Estree-Cauchie in France when an enemy shell hit the dugout that he was in. He has no known grave but he is commemorated on the Vimy Memorial in France. His next of kin are Jane Crichton (mother) and Robert Crichton (father). His brother, Robert Crichton, was also killed in action.
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
Crichton, William Private. His home was in Branchton, Ontario. He was killed in action.
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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 the name, rank and military history of a soldier of Waterloo County. Card also includes a photograph. Card also contains a red cross.
  1 document
Part Of
Soldier Information Cards - World War One
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
WW1_H_057
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 the name, rank and military history of a soldier of Waterloo County. Card also includes a photograph. Card also contains a red cross.
Storage Location
SIC WW1 Box 2
Name Access
Hamm, Arthur
Hamm, Eliza
Hamm, John H.
Boundy, Eliza
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
War casualties
World War One, 1914-1918
111th Battalion
Place
Doon, Ontario, Canada [Birthplace and residence]
Vimy, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France [Place of death]
Estrée-Cauchy, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France [Place of burial]
Galt, Ontario, Canada [Place of enlistment]
Geographic Access
Doon, Ontario
Vimy, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France
Estrée-Cauchy, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France
Galt, Ontario
Notes
Private Arthur Hamm was born October 28, 1888 in Doon, Ontario. He was the son of John H. Hamm and Eliza Boundy. He enlisted in Galt, Ontario on January 6, 1916 with the 111th Battalion. His attestation papers show that he had been a labourer and single. His religion was given as Methodist. His regimental service number was 730326. He served with the 4th Battalion, Canadian Infantry in France. While employed on a carrying party during the attack at Vimy Ridge on April 9, 1917, he was wounded by a shell. He was attended to and removed to No. 1 Canadian field ambulance where he died shortly afterwards. He was buried at the Quatre-Vents Military Cemetery in Estree-Cauchy, France.
Copyright Status
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to Canadian law. No restrictions on use.
Reproductions
If you would like to obtain a digital or print copy of this image, please see KPL's Photographic Reproduction Policy at http://www.kpl.org/localhistory/photographs
Source Organization
Kitchener Public Library
Collection
Soldier Information Cards - World War One
Transcription
Hamm, Arthur Private. Enlisted at Galt, January 6, 1916 with the 111th Battalion. He was born in Canada and his next of kin is Mrs. Eliza Hamm, Doon, Ontario.
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