Kitchener Public Library Digital Collections
Birch, John


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 and a red cross.
Date of Original:
1919
Date Of Event:
1916-1918
Subject(s):
Personal Name(s):
Birch, John
Local identifier:
WW1_B_134
Collection:
Kitchener Public Library
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Place of residence:
    Ontario, Canada
    fltLatitude: 43.4334
    Latitude: 43.4334 Longitude: -80.31637
  • Place of military service and death:
    France, France
    fltLatitude: 46
    Latitude: 46 Longitude: 2
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:
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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Full Text

Birch, John

Private.

He lived in Hespeler and enlisted with the 153rd Battalion, in the winter of 1916. He was transferred to another battalion when he got to France.

He was killed in the fall of 1918 before the signing of the Armistice.

He was one of the boys of the Coombe Home in Hespeler.

Birch, John
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Birch, John


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.