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Launsberry, Edward


Description
Media Type:
Text
Item Type:
Cards
Description:
A white index card containing name, rank and military history of a soldier of Waterloo County. Card also includes three red slashes.
Date of Original:
1919
Date Of Event:
1916-1918
Subject(s):
Personal Name(s):
Launsberry, Edward
Local identifier:
WW1_L_031
Collection:
Kitchener Public Library
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Place of enlistment:
    Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.3834 Longitude: -80.38298
  • Place of military training:
    Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.98339 Longitude: -81.23304
  • Pace of military training:
    England, United Kingdom
    Latitude: 53 Longitude: -2
  • Place of military service:
    Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France
    Latitude: 50.373 Longitude: 2.8115
  • Place of military service:
    Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France
    Latitude: 50.3676 Longitude: 2.1302
  • Flanders, Belgium
    Latitude: 50.76667 Longitude: 2.9
  • Place of service:
    Wallonia, Belgium
    Latitude: 50.55718 Longitude: 3.90143
  • Place of military service:
    Flanders, Belgium
    Latitude: 50.90033 Longitude: 3.02107
  • Place of military service:
    Picardie, France
    Latitude: 49.9 Longitude: 2.3
  • Place of military service:
    Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France
    Latitude: 50.29301 Longitude: 2.78186
  • Place of military service:
    Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France
    Latitude: 50.16667 Longitude: 3.23333
  • Place of military service:
    Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France
    Latitude: 50.35 Longitude: 3.53333
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Recommended Citation:
Kitchener Public Library – Soldier Information Card Collection – World War One
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Full Text

Launsberry, Edward

Private.

Enlisted with the 111th Battalion on March 20, 1916.

His home is in Blair, Ontario, and he was only seventeen years and four months when he enlisted.

He trained in London and also in England and landed in France on November 14, 1916. There he transferred to the 4th Battalion and he also served in the 1st Brigade French Motor Battery.

He saw much service at the front, was at Vimy Ridge, Fresnoy, Messines, Lens, Passchendaele, Cambrai, Amiens, Arras, Valenciennes.

He was twice wounded, on June 11 and on June 24, 1917.

He was gassed in 1918.

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Launsberry, Edward


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