Kitchener Public Library Digital Collections
Private Herbert and Corporal Fred Christian Luft


Description
Media Type:
Image
Item Type:
Postcards
Description:
Black and white studio portrait postcard of Corporal Fred Christian Luft (seated) and his brother, Private Herbert Luft (standing), during the First World War.
Notes:
Frederick Christian Luft, born 17 February 1897 in Berlin, Ont., enlisted on 17 April 1916 with the 118th Battalion. Fred attended Kitchener Collegiate Institute from 1910 to 1912. He married Emma Hiller in 1921. He died in 1966.

Herbert John Luft was born on 6 Sept 1895 in Berlin, ON. He enlisted on 26 Feb 1918 with the Fourth Infantry Division and transferred to the Machine Gun Corps while in France. He married Irene Steinke, had one child and lived at 175 Waterloo Street in Kitchener, ON. Herbert died in 1953.

Fred and Herbert were sons of Julius Luft, who lived at 28 Spring Street, Berlin, Ont.
Date of Original:
1918
Date Of Event:
1918
Dimensions:
Width: 7.8 cm
Height: 13.1 cm
Image Dimensions:
Image Width: 7.5cm
Image Height: 12.5cm
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
P009601
Collection:
Kitchener Public Library
Copyright Statement:
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
Location of Original:
PB1
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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Private Herbert and Corporal Fred Christian Luft


Black and white studio portrait postcard of Corporal Fred Christian Luft (seated) and his brother, Private Herbert Luft (standing), during the First World War.