Kitchener Public Library Digital Collections
Erbach, Herbert Edward


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 Herbert Edward Erbach, Regimental/service number 730705, was the son of William Henry and Charlotte Caroline Flauaus, of Baden, Ontario. He was born on April 12, 1890 in Wilmot Township. He enlisted in Baden, Ontario on March 28, 1916 with the 111th Battalion. At the time of his enlistment, he had been a salesman, single and Lutheran.

Overseas, he served with the 75th Battalion, Canadian Infantry. During an attack on Vimy Ridge, he was killed by enemy shrapnel when going "over the top" on April 9, 1917.

He was buried in the Canadian Cemetery No. 2, at Neuville-St. Vaast, France.
Date of Original:
1919
Date Of Event:
1890-1917
Subject(s):
Personal Name(s):
Erbach, Herbert Edward ; Erbach, Charlotte ; Erbach, William Henry ; Flauaus, Charlotte
Local identifier:
WW1_E_048
Collection:
Kitchener Public Library
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Birthplace:
    Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.41679 Longitude: -80.633
  • Place of enlistment:
    Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 48.06686 Longitude: -80.71647
  • Place of military service and death:
    Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France
    Latitude: 50.36667 Longitude: 2.81667
  • 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

Erbach, Herbert

Private.

Killed in action at Vimy Ridge, April 9, 1917.

His people live in Baden, Ontario.

He is the son of Mrs. Charlotte Erbach of Baden.

He enlisted with the 111th Battalion at Baden, March 28, 1916.

He was born in Canada.

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Erbach, Herbert Edward


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.