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Guigrich, Harvey

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A white index card containing name, rank and military history of a soldier of Waterloo County.
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Guigrich, Harvey ; Guigrich, Noah ; Guigrich, Noah (Mrs.)
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  • Place of enlistment:
    Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 48.13308 Longitude: -91.48353
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Kitchener Public Library – Soldier Information Card Collection – World War One
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Guigrich, Harvey


Pte Harvey Guigrich son of Mr. and Mrs. Noah Guigrich, St. Jacobs, enlisted on the 21st of Dec. 1915 at North Bay in the 159th Algonquin Rifles as a Drummer and trained at North Bay Carling Camp, London and Camp Borden.

He transferred to the 118th Battalion. and left for overseas January 9th 1917 on the S.S. Scandinavian.

In England he joined the 25th Canadian Reserve and trained at Bramshott. He crossed to France on May 18, 1917 serving in the 1st Entrenching Battalion. and in the 1st Canadian Infantry Battalion. He saw active service on Vimy Ridge, Arras, and Lens Salients.

On Sept 1st 1917 he fell out as causality from trench fever at St. Pierre near Lens and was sent to no. 11 Canadian Hospital at Amiens and from there to several hospitals in England

On May 6th 1918 he left England on the Hospital ship “Landovery Castle” and spent some time in London and Guelph Military Hospitals getting his discharge August 20 1918.

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Guigrich, Harvey

A white index card containing name, rank and military history of a soldier of Waterloo County.