Kitchener Public Library Digital Collections
Robson, William Burnhope


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 and a red star.
Date of Original:
1919
Date Of Event:
1916-1918
Subject(s):
Personal Name(s):
Robson, William Burnhope ; Sacks, H. (Mrs.)
Local identifier:
WW1_R_116
Collection:
Kitchener Public Library
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Birthplace:
    Scotland, United Kingdom
    fltLatitude: 56
    Latitude: 56 Longitude: -4
  • Place of enlistment:
    Ontario, Canada
    fltLatitude: 43.4334
    Latitude: 43.4334 Longitude: -80.31637
Copyright Statement:
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to Canadian law. No restrictions on use.
Recommended Citation:
Kitchener Public Library – Soldier Information Card Collection – World War One
Terms of Use:
If you would like to obtain a digital or print copy of this image, please see KPL's Photographic Reproduction Policy at http://www.kpl.org/localhistory/photographs
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Full Text

Robson, William Burnhope

Lance-Corporal.

Was attached to the Imperial Forces and enlisted with the 111th Battalion at Hespeler, March 4, 1916.

He was born in Scotland and his next of kin is Mrs. H. Sacks, Commercial Hotel, Hespeler, Ontario.

He won a Military Medal for capturing eight cars and engine.

He served one year in the Infantry and two years in the 5th Canadian Railway Troops.

Robson, William Burnhope
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Robson, William Burnhope


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