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Breithaupt, William W.


Description
Media Type:
Text
Item Type:
Cards
Description:
A white index card containing name, rank and military history of a soldier of Waterloo County.
Date of Original:
1919
Date Of Event:
1918-1919
Subject(s):
Personal Name(s):
Breithaupt, William W.
Local identifier:
WW1_B_232
Collection:
Kitchener Public Library
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Place of residence and education:
    Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.4501 Longitude: -80.48299
  • Place of military service:
    England, United Kingdom
    Latitude: 53 Longitude: -2
  • Place of residence and education:
    Illinois, United States
    Latitude: 41.7717 Longitude: -88.2059
  • Place of residence, education and military service:
    Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.70011 Longitude: -79.4163
  • Place of military training and service:
    Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.98339 Longitude: -81.23304
  • Place of military service:
    Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.5501 Longitude: -80.24967
  • Place of military service:
    England, United Kingdom
    Latitude: 51.16837 Longitude: -0.78964
  • Place of military service:
    England, United Kingdom
    Latitude: 51.13333 Longitude: -0.63333
  • Place of military service:
    England, United Kingdom
    Latitude: 52 Longitude: -0.71667
  • Place of military service:
    Aquitaine, France
    Latitude: 45.01667 Longitude: 1.28333
  • Place of military service:
    North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
    Latitude: 50.93333 Longitude: 6.95
  • Place of military service:
    Belgium, Belgium
    Latitude: 50.83333 Longitude: 4
  • Place of military service:
    England, United Kingdom
    Latitude: 51.08333 Longitude: -0.8
Copyright Statement:
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Recommended Citation:
Kitchener Public Library - Soldier Information Card Collection - World War One
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Full Text

Breithaupt, Wm. W.

Signaller.

Received education at the Kitchener Collegiate Institute, Northwestern College, Naperville, Ill., and the University of Toronto.

Qualified as lieutenant in the infantry at London, Ont. spring of 1916. Served six-month period in the Military Service Department, Y.M.C.A. Exhibition Camp, Toronto.

Uncommissioned and unwarned for draft, reverted to the ranks transferring as gunner to 64th O.S. Field Artillery Battery at Guelph, and serving a six month period there. Proceeded overseas to Fresham Pond Camp, April 1918, and to Milford, Camp Witley, for training. Placed in artillery signals and sent to imperial school subsequently, at Fenny Stratford. Proceeded to France with a wireless draft early fall 1918. Near Mons armistice day, from Valenciennes Marched to Cologne, Germany, with 1st Canadian Divisional Ammunition Column. Seven weeks in the British Army of occupation. Following two months additional service in Belgium, unit repatriated to England March 1919. Subsequently demobilized at Bramshott Camp, Hants, and honourable discharged at Toronto May 1919.

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Breithaupt, William W.


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