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Rogers, Robert William


Description
Media Type:
Text
Image
Item Type:
Cards
Description:
A white index card containing name, rank and military history of a soldier of Waterloo County. Card also includes a photograph and a red cross.
Notes:
Robert William Roberts was born in Bradford, England on March 16th, 1885. During his military service he was part of the 34th Battalion, the 13th Battalion and the 3rd Brigade Machine Gun Section. He was killed in action on September 4th, 1916 and is buried at the Vimy Memorial in Pas de Calais, France. His widow Edith, later married Thomas Alfred Sherriff. He was Anglican.
Date of Original:
1919
Date Of Event:
1885-1916
Subject(s):
Personal Name(s):
Rogers, Robert William ; Roberts, R. W. (Mrs.) ; Sherriff, T. A. (Mrs.)
Local identifier:
WW1_R_125
Collection:
Kitchener Public Library
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Birthplace:
    England, United Kingdom
    Latitude: 53.79391 Longitude: -1.75206
  • Place of enlistment:
    Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.5501 Longitude: -80.24967
  • Place of burial:
    Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France
    Latitude: 50.36667 Longitude: 2.81667
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

Rogers, Robert William

Private.

Enlisted at Guelph, March 22nd, 1915 with the 34th Battalion.

He was born in England and his next of kin is Mrs. R. W. Roberts, Hewitt Street, Preston, Ontario.

His widow is now Mrs. T. A. Sherriff.

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Rogers, Robert William


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