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Tones, James Stanley Percy


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:
Private James Stanley Percy Tones was born on May 12,1886 in Altrincham, Cheshire, England. He was the husband of Alice Tones. They lived at 61 West Main St., Galt, Ontario.

He enlisted on January 11, 1916 in Galt with the 111th Battalion. At the time of enlistment, he was a salesman, married and a member of the Church of England. His regimental service number was 730364. His soldier card indicates that he was employed by the C. Turnbull Company of Galt.

Overseas, he served in the 75th Battalion, Canadian Infantry. He was killed in action during the Battle of Vimy Ridge on April 9, 1917.

He was buried in the Givenchy Road Canadian Cemetery in Neuville-St. Vaast, France.
Date of Original:
1919
Date Of Event:
1886-1917
Subject(s):
Personal Name(s):
Tones, James Stanley Percy ; Tones, Alice
Local identifier:
WW1_T_072
Collection:
Kitchener Public Library
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Birthplace:
    England, United Kingdom
    Latitude: 53.38333 Longitude: -2.35
  • Place of residence, employment and enlistment:
    Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.3668 Longitude: -80.31637
  • Burial place:
    Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France
    Latitude: 50.35 Longitude: 2.76667
  • Place of death:
    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

Tones, James Stanley P.

Private.

Enlisted at Galt, January 12, 1916 with the 111th Battalion.

He was born in England and his next of kin is Mrs. Alice Tones, 61 West Main Street, Galt.

He was employed by the C. Turnbull Company, Limited, Galt.

Anglican.

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Tones, James Stanley Percy


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.