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Private Samuel Sykes
Male 1897 - 1918


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  • Prefix  Private 
    Birth  Feb 1897  , England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender  Male 
    Military  WW1 
    • Sykes, Samuel Private, Enlisted with the 80th Battalion of Napanee and transferred to 73rd Battalion and later to 42nd Battalion. He was twenty years old in April 1918 and the son of Mr. and Mrs. W.J. Sykes of Preston, Ontario. He was wounded at Vimy Ridge April 9, 1917 and on August 28, 1918 he was killed in action.

      Kitchener Public Library - Soldier Information Card Collection - World War One
    Sykes,Samuel-WW1.jpg
    Sykes,Samuel-WW1.jpg
    Immigration  1911  Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Occupation  1911  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Laborer, Furniture Factory 
    Religion  1911  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Anglican 
    Military  1914  WW1 Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    WW1, Private, 60th Battalion / 72rd Battalion / 42nd Battalion 
    Misfortune  1918 
    Killed in WW1 
    Residence  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Eby ID Number  Waterloo-229857 
    Died  28 Aug 1918 
    Person ID  I229857  Generations
    Last Modified  29 Aug 2017 

    Father  John Sykes,   b. Dec 1870, , England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother  Jane Clough,   b. 13 Sep 1873, , England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID  F223083  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S1669] Census - ON, Waterloo, Preston - 1911, Div. 24 Pg. 33.

    2. [S2231] Military - Kitchener Public Library - Soldier Information Card Collection - World War One.

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    Link to Google MapsBirth - Feb 1897 - , England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsImmigration - 1911 - Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Laborer, Furniture Factory - 1911 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Anglican - 1911 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
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