Kitchener Public Library Digital Collections
Hamm, Arthur


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. Card also contains a red cross.
Notes:
Private Arthur Hamm was born October 28, 1888 in Doon, Ontario. He was the son of John H. Hamm and Eliza Boundy.

He enlisted in Galt, Ontario on January 6, 1916 with the 111th Battalion. His attestation papers show that he had been a labourer and single. His religion was given as Methodist. His regimental service number was 730326.

He served with the 4th Battalion, Canadian Infantry in France. While employed on a carrying party during the attack at Vimy Ridge on April 9, 1917, he was wounded by a shell. He was attended to and removed to No. 1 Canadian field ambulance where he died shortly afterwards.

He was buried at the Quatre-Vents Military Cemetery in Estree-Cauchy, France.
Date of Original:
1919
Date Of Event:
1888-1917
Subject(s):
Personal Name(s):
Hamm, Arthur ; Hamm, Eliza ; Hamm, John H. ; Boundy, Eliza
Local identifier:
WW1_H_057
Collection:
Kitchener Public Library
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Birthplace and residence:
    Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.38339 Longitude: -80.43298
  • Place of enlistment:
    Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.3668 Longitude: -80.31637
  • Place of death:
    Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France
    Latitude: 50.36667 Longitude: 2.81667
  • Place of burial:
    Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France
    Latitude: 50.4 Longitude: 2.61667
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

Hamm, Arthur

Private.

Enlisted at Galt, January 6, 1916 with the 111th Battalion.

He was born in Canada and his next of kin is Mrs. Eliza Hamm, Doon, Ontario.

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Hamm, Arthur


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