William Victor Tranter Image

Name

Sergeant William Victor Tranter

Born

1894-05-24

From

Occupation

Student

Religion

Church of England

Death

1915-06-10

Where Died

France

Killed

Killed in Action, shrapnel wounds

Cemetery

Monument

Awards

1914-1915 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal



Find more people




Service Record 1


Regimental Number

6860

Highest Rank

Sergeant

Conflict

Battalion

1st Battalion - 1st Contingent

Enlisted

Valcartier, QC

Enlistment Date

1914-09-22

Prev Exp

Yes

Wounds

Shrapnel wounds

Wounded Where

Festubert, France



Online Collections

For more information about Victor Tranter, and the artifacts displayed below, visit Bruce County Museum's Online Collections.


Online Collections Link




Sources & Links

History of the County of Bruce Vol. 2
William Victor Tranter fonds
- Library & Archives Canada
- War Graves Commission
- Book of Rememberance
- Canadian Virtual War Memorial



Stories & Artifacts


This section, including captions, is a work in progress, with an expected completion date of Dec. 31, 2019. Please contact us with any questions about these images: archives@brucecounty.on.ca; 519-797-2080.


William Victor Tranter 1915 Diary
William Victor Tranter 1915 Diary


























Red Cross chaplain letter, 1915, p. 1
Red Cross chaplain letter, 1915, p. 1
Red Cross chaplain letter, 1915, p. 2
Red Cross chaplain letter, 1915, p. 2
Town of Southampton Letter, 1915
Town of Southampton Letter, 1915
Tranter letter, Jan. 30, 1915
Tranter letter, Jan. 30, 1915
Tranter letter, Apr. 4, 1914, p. 2
Tranter letter, Apr. 4, 1914, p. 2
Tranter letter April 4, 1914, p. 1
Tranter letter April 4, 1914, p. 1
Tranter letter May 7, 1915, p. 2
Tranter letter May 7, 1915, p. 2
Tranter letter April 22, 1915
Tranter letter April 22, 1915
Tranter letter May 7, 1915, p. 1
Tranter letter May 7, 1915, p. 1
Red Cross chaplain letter, 1915, p. 1
Red Cross chaplain letter, 1915, p. 1
Red Cross chaplain letter, 1915, p. 2
Red Cross chaplain letter, 1915, p. 2
William Victor Tranter, ca. 1915
William Victor Tranter, ca. 1915
William Victor Tranter, ca. 1915
William Victor Tranter, ca. 1915
Postcard from Sister Rose, 1915
Postcard from Sister Rose, 1915
Death certificate
Death certificate
W.V. Tranter grave marker at Wimereux Communal Cemetery
W.V. Tranter grave marker at Wimereux Communal Cemetery
Six Bruce Boys left on firing line out of 71 article
Six Bruce Boys left on firing line out of 71 article
In memoriam card, outside
In memoriam card, outside
In memoriam card, inside right
In memoriam card, inside right
Death notice
Death notice
In memoriam card, inside left
In memoriam card, inside left
Transcript of cemetery register and grave marker
Transcript of cemetery register and grave marker
Mounted Medals
Mounted Medals

"In honoured memory of the men of Southampton and Saugeen Reserve," cover

"In honoured memory of the men of Southampton and Saugeen Reserve," 1922, p. 7

"In honoured memory of the men of Southampton and Saugeen Reserve," 1922, p. 10
Plaque
Plaque
Memorial Plaque
Memorial Plaque
Walkerton Telescope, June 24, 1916
Walkerton Telescope, June 24, 1916

For more information about this site contact us or visit us online at Bruce County Museum & Cultural Centre.

© 2015 Bruce County Museum & Cultural Centre. Ownership of the images on this site belongs to the BCM&CC or individuals as identified.

Close Menu