Kitchener Public Library Digital Collections
Albright, Solon


Description
Media Type:
Text
Image
Item Type:
Cards
Description:
A white index card containing the name, rank and military history of a soldier of Waterloo County. Card also includes a photograph, a red cross and a red slash.
Date of Original:
1919
Date Of Event:
1890-1918
Subject(s):
Personal Name(s):
Albright, Solon ; Bowman, Lt. Col ; Albright, Abraham ; Albright, Abraham (Mrs.)
Local identifier:
WW1_A_026
Collection:
Kitchener Public Library
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Place of birth and enlistment:
    Ontario, Canada
    fltLatitude: 43.4501
    Latitude: 43.4501 Longitude: -80.48299
  • Place of military service:
    England, United Kingdom
    fltLatitude: 51.51334
    Latitude: 51.51334 Longitude: -0.08901
  • Place of treatment:
    Italy, Italy
    fltLatitude: 42.83333
    Latitude: 42.83333 Longitude: 12.83333
  • Place of burial:
    Picardie, France
    fltLatitude: 49.4
    Latitude: 49.4 Longitude: 3.36667
Copyright Statement:
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to Canadian law. No restrictions on use.
Recommended Citation:
Kitchener Public Library - Soldier Information Card Collection - World War One
Terms of Use:
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Full Text

Albright, Solon

Captain.

Enlisted November 1914 with 108th Reg. C.M. under Lt. Col Bowman. Transferred to 118th Battalion, later to 241st Windsor Scottish Borderers.

Baptist.

Born July 25, 1890 and was the only son of Mr. and Mrs. Abraham Albright, 83 King St., West. Kitchener, Ontario. He was married and has one child.

In October 1915, he went to London and qualified as lieutenant and it was with 241st Windsor Scottish Borderers that he obtained his captaincy. Left Windsor for overseas April 24, 1917 attached to 48th Highlanders. In March 1918 he was invalided to Italy with trench fever and shell-shock, returning to his battalion in May. He fell at Amiens August 8, 1918 and is buried at Crovy on the River Somme.

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Albright, Solon


A white index card containing the name, rank and military history of a soldier of Waterloo County. Card also includes a photograph, a red cross and a red slash.