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First World War Soldier - Wilfred Ernest Nelson

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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Eden Women's Institute fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1918
Accession Number
2005-04
Storage Location
R7 S4 Sh3 B2 F1 125
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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Eden Women's Institute fonds
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
2005-04
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
R7 S4 Sh3 B2 F1 125
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
ca. 1918
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w
Scope and Content
Black and white photograph of First World War Soldier WIlfred Ernest Nelson (Regt. Number 3131443), included in the Eden Women's Institute Tweedsmuir History, Vol. 2, page 125. Nelson was born on March 15th, 1894* in Cottam, Ontario. He was drafted into the CEF in January, 1918 and served with the Canadian Infantry 31st Battalion in France and England. He was wounded in the Battle of Amiens in August, 1918, and returned home in April, 1919.
*N.B. The biography of Nelson included on page 125 gives his birth year as 1897, but his Attestation Papers give it as 1894.
See also: Soldiers of the First World War: 1914-1918, Library and Archives Canada: http://www.bac-lac.gc.ca/eng/discover/military-heritage/first-world-war/first-world-war-1914-1918-cef/Pages/item.aspx?IdNumber=558717
See also: CEF Soldier Detail, Canadian Great War Project: http://canadiangreatwarproject.com/searches/soldierDetail.asp?ID=80241
Name Access
Eden Women's Institute
Eden (Ont.)
Subject Access
First World War
URL Notes
Link directs to the source information for this image, from the Tweedsmuir book.
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