Kitchener Public Library Digital Collections
Diefenbacher, Ira


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:
1891-1918
Subject(s):
Personal Name(s):
Diefenbacher, Ira ; Diefenbacher, C.C. (Mrs.) ; Snyder, Martha
Local identifier:
WW1_D_095
Collection:
Kitchener Public Library
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Birthplace:
    Ontario, Canada
    fltLatitude: 43.3501
    Latitude: 43.3501 Longitude: -80.48298
  • Place of military service:
    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:
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Full Text

Diefenbecker, Ira

Private.

Enlisted September 18, 1915 with 71st Canadian Infantry Battalion. He transferred to 118th Battalion and in France to the 1st Canadian Infantry Battalion.

Mennonite.

Born in Roseville, Ontario November 26, 1891. He was educated at the public school near Hawkesville and at the Euler Business College later taking I.C.S.Course.

Unmarried.

He was killed August 30, 1918 at a place known to the militia as Crow's Nest a little south of Arras.

Mrs. C.C. Diefenbecker, R.R.3 Wallenstein, Ontario is his mother.

On arriving in France he was attached to the 1st Battalion doing duty as an infantry man, later he was Company Runner and at the time of his death he was Company Clerk and was taking his turn in the line.

Martha Snyder, 24 Dill St. Kitchener.

Diefenbacher, Ira
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Diefenbacher, Ira


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.