Kitchener Public Library Digital Collections
General Sir Sam Hughes and other dignitaries at Grand River Country Club
Description
Creator
Denton, Ernest, 1883-1957, Photographer
Media Type
Image
Item Type
Photographs
Description
Black and white mat mounted photograph of dignitaries and officers on the steps of the Grand River Country Club, in Bridgeport, Ontario, on 17 September 1915.

The names of some of the men are identified on the mat of the photograph.

In the front row, the following men are identified: starting second from left: Captain Kreitzer, Lieutenant Ralph Weaver, Mayor Hett of Berlin, Ontario, Colonel H.J. Bowman, General Sir Sam Hughes, W.G. Weichel, Member of Parliament (M.P.), and Mayor Kaufmann of Waterloo, Ontario.

The man in centre of the third row, with a letter A, is identified as Colonel W.M.O. (William Merton Overton) Lochead.

The man to the right of W.M.O. Lochead might be Chaplain Reverend J.W.J. Andrew.

The man in the second row, far right, with a letter B appearing just over his shoulder, is identified as Lieutenant Colonel Martin.

The the man in the third row, far right, with the letter C above his head, is identified as Lieutenant G.H.K. (George Hugo Kranz) Bingham.
Notes
Ernest Denton was a photographer in Berlin/Kitchener from approximately 1912 to 1955. He operated photography studios at various locations in the city.
Inscriptions
Front: Denton Photo.
Date of Original
17 Sep 1915
Date Of Event
17 Sep 1915
Dimensions
Width: 29.7 cm
Height: 24.4 cm
Image Dimensions
Image Width: 20.5cm
Image Height: 15.2cm
Subject(s)
Personal Name(s)
Hett, John Emil, 1870-1956, Bowman, Herbert Joseph, 1856-1916 ; Weichel, William George, 1870-1949 ; Lochead, William Merton Overton, 1874-1960 ; Kreitzer, William Henry Jervis, 1886-1960 ; Bingham, George Hugo Kranz, 1892-1965 ; Weaver, Ralph L., 1883-1918 ; Andrew, J.W.J., Rev. ; Kaufman, John R., 1853-?, Hughes, Sam, Sir, 1853-1921 ; Martin, H.
Corporate Name(s)
Grand River Country Club
Local identifier
P002147
Collection
Kitchener Public Library
Language of Item
English
Geographic Coverage
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.4834 Longitude: -80.48299
Copyright Statement
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
Location of Original
PB8
Terms of Use
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Contact
Kitchener Public Library
Email
WWW address
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Kitchener, ON N2H 2H1

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General Sir Sam Hughes and other dignitaries at Grand River Country Club


Black and white mat mounted photograph of dignitaries and officers on the steps of the Grand River Country Club, in Bridgeport, Ontario, on 17 September 1915.

The names of some of the men are identified on the mat of the photograph.

In the front row, the following men are identified: starting second from left: Captain Kreitzer, Lieutenant Ralph Weaver, Mayor Hett of Berlin, Ontario, Colonel H.J. Bowman, General Sir Sam Hughes, W.G. Weichel, Member of Parliament (M.P.), and Mayor Kaufmann of Waterloo, Ontario.

The man in centre of the third row, with a letter A, is identified as Colonel W.M.O. (William Merton Overton) Lochead.

The man to the right of W.M.O. Lochead might be Chaplain Reverend J.W.J. Andrew.

The man in the second row, far right, with a letter B appearing just over his shoulder, is identified as Lieutenant Colonel Martin.

The the man in the third row, far right, with the letter C above his head, is identified as Lieutenant G.H.K. (George Hugo Kranz) Bingham.