Matthew Solomon Image

Name

Matthew Solomon

Born

1896-10-12

From

Occupation

Farmer

Religion

Roman Catholic

Death

1941-08-14

Killed

Died while in service

Monument







Service Record 1


Conflict

Battalion

Wounded Date

1918-10-10

Wounds

Gun shot wounds to left arm

Wounded Where

Cambrai, France


Service Record 2


Regimental Number

802504

Highest Rank

Private

Conflict

Battalion

Company

Enlisted

Enlistment Date

1915-12-28


Service Record 3


Conflict

Battalion

Enlistment Date

1940



Artefacts, Photographs & Resources

Visit the Bruce County Museum & Cultural Centre's Online Collections, through the link below, for more resources related to this soldier.


Online Collections Link




Sources & Links

a) James, F. Treve & Thomas Johnston, eds. “Bruce in Khaki containing a History of the 160th Overseas Bruce Battalion and Complete Nominal Roll of all Men who were at any Time on the Strength of the Battalion.” Chesley: James & Johnston, 1934. Print.;
b) Article: Pte. Solomon : The Fred Dumin, Fred. Veterans' Guard of Canada, and the Memorial Cross. Military Collectors Club of Canada Journal, 17.4 (1980) 13-25.
- Library & Archives Canada



News Clippings


Solomon page of nominal roll in
Solomon page of nominal roll in "Bruce in Khaki"
160th Battalion Enlistment card
160th Battalion Enlistment card
Canadian Echo Wiarton, January 8, 1919
Canadian Echo Wiarton, January 8, 1919