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Gingrich, Oscar


Description
Media Type:
Text
Image
Item Type:
Cards
Description:
A white index card containing name, rank and military history of a soldier of Waterloo County. Card also includes a photograph and a red star.
Date of Original:
1919
Date Of Event:
1916-1919
Subject(s):
Personal Name(s):
Gingrich, Oscar ; Thoman, Violet
Local identifier:
WW1_G_073
Collection:
Kitchener Public Library
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Birthplace:
    Michigan, United States
    fltLatitude: 43.71002
    Latitude: 43.71002 Longitude: -82.93161
  • 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:
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

Gingerich, Oscar

Corporal.

Enlisted with 118th Battalion and transferred to the 256th Railway Construction Battalion.

Mennonite.

Born in Ubly, Michigan.

He won a medal.

He enlisted March 23, 1916 and was discharged April 6, 1919. He served 20 months in France with the Canadian Forestry Corps.

Violet Thoman 44 Pandora Ave., Kitchener

Gingrich, Oscar
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Gingrich, Oscar


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