Kitchener Public Library Digital Collections
Canadian soldiers, World War One


Description
Media Type:
Image
Item Type:
Photographs
Description:
Black and white photograph of a group of Canadian soldiers, serving in the First World War, in a unknown location. Corporal Frederick Christian Luft, 118th Battalion, Canadian Expeditionary Force, is in the back row, holding a rifle.
Notes:
Fred Christian Luft, born 17 February 1897 in Berlin, Ont., was the son of Julius and Susanna (Hopp) Luft. Fred attended Kitchener Collegiate Institute from 1910 to 1912. He enlisted on 17 April 1916 with the 118th Battalion. He married Emma Hiller in 1921. Fred died in 1966.

The photograph is in fair condition. There is some yellowing and surface dirt. It appears that the photograph was part of a scrapbook or album and has been cut out. Black cardstock covers the back of the photograph.

Inscriptions:
Reverse: F. Luft, back row with rifle
Date of Original:
[between 1916 and 1918]
Date Of Event:
[between 1916 and 1918]
Dimensions:
Width: 6.9 cm
Height: 4.9 cm
Image Dimensions:
Image Width: 5.7cm
Image Height: 3.7cm
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
P009599
Collection:
Kitchener Public Library Collection
Copyright Statement:
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
Terms of Use:
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
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Kitchener, ON N2H 2H1

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Canadian soldiers, World War One


Black and white photograph of a group of Canadian soldiers, serving in the First World War, in a unknown location. Corporal Frederick Christian Luft, 118th Battalion, Canadian Expeditionary Force, is in the back row, holding a rifle.