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Walker, Clinton Tye
Description
Media Type
Text
Image
Item Type
Cards
Description
A white index card containing the name, rank and military history of a soldier of Waterloo County. Card also includes a photograph and red cross.
Notes
Private Clinton Tye Walker was born on October 21, 1887 in Haysville, Wilmot Township, Ontario. He was the son of Henry Walker and Frances Puddicombe Tye.

He enlisted on April 22, 1916 in Galt with the 111th Battalion. At the time of his enlistment, he was a farmer, single and a member of the Church of England. His regimental service number was 730777.

Overseas, he served with the 7th Battalion, Canadian Machine Gun Corps. He was killed in action at the Battle of Vimy Ridge on April 9, 1917.

He is buried in the Bois-Carre British Cemetery in Thelus, France.
Date of Original
1919
Date Of Event
1887-1917
Subject(s)
Personal Name(s)
Walker, Clinton Tye ; Walker, Henry ; Tye, Frances Puddicombe
Local identifier
WW1_W_017
Collection
Kitchener Public Library
Language of Item
English
Geographic Coverage
  • Birthplace:
    Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.35009 Longitude: -80.6497
  • Place of education:
    Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.5501 Longitude: -80.24967
  • Place of employment:
    Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 45.42094 Longitude: -75.69029
  • Place of training:
    England, United Kingdom
    Latitude: 51.05 Longitude: 0.15
  • Place of military service and death:
    Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France
    Latitude: 50.36667 Longitude: 2.81667
  • Place of burial:
    Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France
    Latitude: 50.35 Longitude: 2.8
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
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Full Text

Walker, Clinton Tye

Private.

Enlisted April 22, 1916 with Machine Gun Section of 111th Battalion. Transferred to 7th Canadian Machine Gun Section.

Anglican.

Born at Haysville, October 21, 1887.

Educated at rural school and spent two years at Ontario Agricultural College with Class 1912.

For five years he was assistant seed inspector for the Department of Agriculture, Ottawa.

Unmarried.

He went overseas September 22, 1916, trained at Crowborough Camp, Sussex.

Went to France February 7, 1917 and fell in action at Vimy Ridge April 9, 1917.

His father, Mr. H. Walker, lives at R.R.No 2 New Hamburg, Ontario.

M. Walker, R.R.No.2, New Hamburg, Ontario

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Walker, Clinton Tye


A white index card containing the name, rank and military history of a soldier of Waterloo County. Card also includes a photograph and red cross.