Harry Ewing Duke

Rank: 
Private
Regimental number: 
730088
Unit at enlistment: 
111th Battalion
Force: 
C.E.F.
Volunteered or conscripted: 
Volunteered
Survived the war: 
Yes
Wounded: 
Yes
Commemorated at: 
Park Baptist Church
Birth country: 
Canada
Birth county: 
Brant
Birth city: 
Brantford, Ontario
Address at enlistment: 
Preston, Ontario
Next of kin address: 
198 Brock Street, Brantford, Ontario
Trade or calling: 
Bank clerk
Religious denominations: 
Baptist
Marital status: 
Single
Age at enlistment: 
19

Letters and documents

BX August 29, 1917

Harry Ewing Duke Reported Wounded

Robert G. Duke, of 228 Nelson Street, has received official word that his son, Private Harry Duke, had been wounded on August 19, and admitted to the hospital. Pte. Duke enlisted early in the war with a Waterloo Battalion being a resident of Preston at that time.

BX August 29, 1917

The casualty lists include the following as wounded and gassed. Pte. Edward Christie of Brantford and Corporal Elmer James Clinch of Ohsweken wounded, Privates William Hickson, 63 Park Avenue, Brantford; Louis Ernest Edwards, 157 Sheridan Street, Brantford; Harry Ewing Duke and Thomas Warren Ireland, Brantford, Privates, Simon Wilson and Arthur Ebenezer Noah of Ohsweken. 

BX October 29, 1918
 
Are Returning

Secretary MacDonald of the Soldiers’ Aid Commission today received word that three Brantford men would return tonight. They are R.G. Raynor, 28 Mt. Pleasant Street; H.E. Duke, 228 Nelson Street, and C. Webb, 9 Elizabeth Street. They will arrive in Toronto today some time and are expected on the Grand Trunk train this evening.