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Clark, William


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.
Notes:
Private William Clark, Regimental/service No. 730676,
was the son of James and Agnes (Aggie) Cunningham Mathieson of 87 Francis St., Galt, Ontario. He was born on July 22, 1890 in Drayton, Wellington County, Ontario. William was educated at the Dickson School in Galt. On March 27, 1916, William Clark enlisted in Galt with the 111th Battalion. At the time of his enlistment, he was a machinist.

Private Clark served with the 75th Battalion, Canadian Infantry in France.

He was killed in action at Vimy Ridge on April 9, 1917. He is buried at the Canadian Cemetery No.2, in Neuville-St. Vaast, France.

The birthdate of July 22, 1900, shown on the card, is incorrect. His Ontario birth registration, dated August 22, 1890, shows July 22, 1890.
Date of Original:
1919
Date Of Event:
1890-1917
Subject(s):
Personal Name(s):
Clark, William ; Clark, James ; Mathieson, Agnes (Aggie) Cunningham ; Stubbs, Peggy
Local identifier:
WW1_C_101
Collection:
Kitchener Public Library
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Birthplace:
    Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.7543 Longitude: -80.66781
  • Place of education:
    Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.3668 Longitude: -80.31637
  • Place of death:
    Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France
    Latitude: 50.373 Longitude: 2.8115
  • Burial place:
    Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France
    Latitude: 50.35 Longitude: 2.76667
Copyright Statement:
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
Recommended Citation:
Kitchener Public Library – Soldier Information Card Collection – World War One
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Full Text

Clark, William

Private.

Enlisted March 25, 1916

Was attached to the 111th Battalion of South Waterloo and transferred to the 75th Battalion.

Presbyterian

Born in Drayton on July 22, 1900 and educated at the Dickson School, Galt, Ontario

He was killed in action at Vimy Ridge on April 9, 1917.

His mother, Mrs. James Clark, lives at 87 Francis St., Galt.

Peggy Stubbs, 96 Glenmorris St., Galt.

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Clark, William


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.