Gunner Stanley Walter Schreiter
- Yost, Levi R., 1860-1939, Photographer
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- Black and white, full-length studio portrait of Gunner Stanley Walter Schreiter, in uniform.
- Gunner Stanley Walter Schreiter was born in Berlin, Ontario, on 28 September 1893, at his family home on Queen Street North, where the Kitchener Public Library currently stands. A keen hockey player, Stanley attended the Berlin High School (now Kitchener Collegiate) and later attended the University College, University of Toronto, from 1911-1913.
He enlisted in the Canadian Field Artillery, in January 1916, in Guelph, Ontario and went overseas at the end of the following month. He reached France in July 1916 and served at the front for 13 months, with particpation in the Somme and Vimy Ridge campaigns. He was wounded in battle and died on his way to hospital on 11 August 1917, at the age of 23. Stan is buried in Maroeuil British Cemetery, near Arras, France.
Levi R. Yost operated a photographic studio in Elmira, Ontario from 1888 to 1900 and later in Kitchener from approximately 1911 to 1931. Yost Studios were located at 12 King St. West (later 175 King St. West.)
- Front: Gunner Stanley Walter Schreiter [Symbol of cross] August 1, 1917.
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Width: 18.7 cm
Height: 29.5 cm
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Image Width: 11.5cm
Image Height: 16.5cm
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- Kitchener Public Library
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