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McMaster, James Michael


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 contains a red slash.
Date of Original:
1919
Date Of Event:
1882-1919
Subject(s):
Personal Name(s):
McMaster, James Michael ; McMaster, Thomas ; Brewster, Margaret
Local identifier:
WW1_M_092
Collection:
Kitchener Public Library
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Place of birth and education:
    Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.4334 Longitude: -80.31637
  • Place of military training:
    England, United Kingdom
    Latitude: 53 Longitude: -2
  • Place of military service:
    France, France
    Latitude: 46 Longitude: 2
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

McMaster, James Michael

Sergeant.

Enlisted December 14, 1915 with 111th South Waterloo Battalion and transferred to 1st Canadian Battalion.

Roman Catholic.

Born at Hespeler, September 27, 1882 and educated at Hespeler Public School.

Went overseas in September 1916, instructed in Musketry and Bayonet fighting in England until April 27, 1917.

Reverted to ranks to get to France.

Won his stripes back on the field.

Was wounded once but rejoined his unit the same day and served with his unit till the end of the war.

Crossed the Rhine December 14, 1918 and returned to England March 28, 1919.

He has not yet returned to Canada.

His next of kin is Thomas McMaster, Box 69, Hespeler, Ontario.

Margaret Brewster, Hespeler, Ontario.

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McMaster, James Michael


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