Kitchener Public Library Digital Collections
Danvers, Harry


Description
Media Type:
Text
Item Type:
Cards
Description:
A white index card containing the name, rank and military history of a soldier of Waterloo County.
Notes:
Private Harry Albert Danvers was born on August 20th 1898, in Belfast, Ireland. As a child he came to live at the Coombe Home in Hespeler, Ontario, a home for orphans and children from poor families.

He enlisted at Toronto, Ontario, on Sept. 5th 1916. At the time he was living in Carlisle, Ontario, and working as a farmer. His religion was listed as Methodist. He served with the 208th Battalion, Canadian Expeditionary Force.

After the war he moved to Hamilton, Ontario, and found work as a truck driver.

He is now buried at Woodland Cemetery in Hamilton. His next of kin is his mother, Anna Danvers.
Date of Original:
1919
Date Of Event:
1914-1918
Subject(s):
Personal Name(s):
Danvers, Harry ; Danvers, Anna
Local identifier:
WW1_D_015
Collection:
Kitchener Public Library
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Birthplace:
    N Ireland, United Kingdom
    Latitude: 54.58333 Longitude: -5.95
  • Place of residence:
    Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.4334 Longitude: -80.31637
  • Place of residence:
    Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.11679 Longitude: -81.48306
  • Place of enlistment:
    Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.70011 Longitude: -79.4163
  • Place of residence and burial:
    Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.23341 Longitude: -79.94964
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

Danvers, Harry

Private.

He was one of the boys of the Coombe Home of Hespeler, Ontario.

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Danvers, Harry


A white index card containing the name, rank and military history of a soldier of Waterloo County.