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Whittaker, William James


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.
Date of Original:
1919
Date Of Event:
1890-1918
Subject(s):
Personal Name(s):
Whittaker, William James ; Masterson, Una ; Haiman, Ida Gertrude
Local identifier:
WW1_W_140
Collection:
Kitchener Public Library
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Place of birth and education:
    Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.5501 Longitude: -80.24967
  • Place of residence:
    Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.3668 Longitude: -80.31637
  • Place of military training:
    England, United Kingdom
    Latitude: 53 Longitude: -2
  • Place of military service and death:
    France, France
    Latitude: 46 Longitude: 2
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

Whittaker, William James

Private.

Enlisted January 11, 1915 with 34th Battalion and transferred to 15th Battalion.

Salvation Army.

He was born in Guelph September 13, 1890 and educated there.

He moved to Galt as a young man and has been living there since.

He is a lathe hand.

He married Una Masterson and has four children.

He trained in England from October 26, 1915 to April 1, 1916 when he went to France. He served a short time in the trenches and was put on police duty with the 48th Highlanders. He also served in the Young Men's Christian Association (Y.M.C.A.). He went into the trenches again and was killed in action on September 18, 1918.

Ida Gertrude Haiman, 12 Dalgliesh Street, Galt

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Whittaker, William James


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.