Joseph

Name

Lieutenant Joseph "Lionel" Tranter

Born

1887-03-22

From

Occupation

Farmer

Religion

Church of England

Death

1915-06-15

Killed

Died while in service.

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Service Record 1


Conflict

Battalion



Service Record 2


Highest Rank

Lieutenant

Conflict

Battalion

1st Battalion - 1st Contingent

Enlisted

Valcartier, QC

Enlistment Date

1914-09-22

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Artefacts, Photographs & Resources

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Sources & Links

McLeod, Norman. “The History of the County of Bruce 1907-1968”, vol 2, Bruce County Historical Society, 1969. Print.
- Library & Archives Canada
- War Graves Commission
- Book of Rememberance
- Canadian Virtual War Memorial



News Clippings


Lionel Tranter to Mother, Jan 20, 1915, p. 5
Lionel Tranter to Mother, Jan 20, 1915, p. 5
Lionel Tranter to Mother, Jan 20, 1915, p. 8
Lionel Tranter to Mother, Jan 20, 1915, p. 8
Lionel Tranter to Mother, Jan 20, 1915, p. 2
Lionel Tranter to Mother, Jan 20, 1915, p. 2
Lionel Tranter to Mother, Jan 20, 1915, p. 4 (R), 6 (L)
Lionel Tranter to Mother, Jan 20, 1915, p. 4 (R), 6 (L)
Lionel Tranter to Mother, Jan 20, 1915, p. 1 (R), 3 (L)
Lionel Tranter to Mother, Jan 20, 1915, p. 1 (R), 3 (L)
Lionel Tranter to Mother, Jan 20, 1915, p. 7 (R), 9 (L)
Lionel Tranter to Mother, Jan 20, 1915, p. 7 (R), 9 (L)
“In honoured memory of the men of Southampton and Saugeen Reserve” order of service, 1922, p. 7
“In honoured memory of the men of Southampton and Saugeen Reserve” order of service, 1922, p. 7

"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. 10
Plaque
Plaque
Walkerton Telescope, June 24, 1915
Walkerton Telescope, June 24, 1915
Officers & N.C.O.'s, A Co. 32nd Bruce Regt., 1908
Officers & N.C.O.'s, A Co. 32nd Bruce Regt., 1908
Southampton members of First Contingent, Capt. Lionel Tranter
Southampton members of First Contingent, Capt. Lionel Tranter

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