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Description Level
Item
Date Range
[1914 or 1915]
Collection
Photograph Collection
Scope and Content
Black and white, full-length studio portrait of Alexander Ralph Eby, in uniform.
  1 image
Description Level
Item
Creator
Yost, Levi R., 1860-1939, Photographer
Accession Number
P002138
Material Details
Photographs
Physical Description
9.7 cm (W) X 14.6 cm (H)
15.4 cm (W) X 23 cm (H) with mat/border
Language
English
Date Range
[1914 or 1915]
Date of Publication
1914
Scope and Content
Black and white, full-length studio portrait of Alexander Ralph Eby, in uniform.
Storage Location
PB3
Name Access
Yost, Levi R., 1860-1939
Subject Access
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
Eby, Alexander Ralph
Place
Kitchener, Ontario, Canada
Geographic Access
Kitchener, Ontario
Notes
Private Eby served in the First Canadian Contingent of the British Expeditionary Force and in the Second Infantry Brigade, Fourth Company, Fifth Battalion. He was killed in action in France on 21 March 1915 and was reported to be the first native of Waterloo Township, Ontario, to be a victim of the Great War. The photographer, Levi R. Yost, operated a photography studio at 175 King Street West in Berlin, Ontario, from 1915 to 1920. His studio was located at 12 King Street West, Berlin in 1912. Private Eby is buried in Rue David Military Cemetery, near Fleurbaix, France. Section II, Row A, grave 44. Levi R. Yost operated a photographic studio in Elmira, Ontario from 1888 to 1900 and later in Kitchener from approximately 1911 to 1931. Yost Studios were located at 12 King St. West (later 175 King St. West. This photograph is part of the "Waterloo County Soldier Portraits" group.
Copyright Status
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to Canadian law. No restrictions on use.
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Source Organization
Kitchener Public Library
Collection
Photograph Collection
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World War One soldiers marching along residential street

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Description Level
Item
Date Range
[between 1914 and 1918]
Collection
Photograph Collection
Scope and Content
Black and white photograph of World War One soldiers marching down an unidentified snow-covered residential street in Berlin, Ontario.
  1 image
Description Level
Item
Creator
Kolb, Aaron C., Photographer
Accession Number
P001383
Material Details
Photographs
Physical Description
13 cm (W) X 7.5 cm (H)
14 cm (W) X 8 cm (H) with mat/border
Language
English
Date Range
[between 1914 and 1918]
Date of Publication
1914
Scope and Content
Black and white photograph of World War One soldiers marching down an unidentified snow-covered residential street in Berlin, Ontario.
Storage Location
PB4
Name Access
Kolb, Aaron C.
Subject Access
Marching
Residential streets
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
Place
Kitchener, Ontario, Canada
Geographic Access
Kitchener, Ontario
Copyright Status
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to Canadian law. No restrictions on use.
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Source Organization
Waterloo Historical Society
Collection
Photograph Collection
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World War One soldiers walking along road

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Description Level
Item
Date Range
[between 1914 and 1918]
Collection
Photograph Collection
Scope and Content
Black and white photo of First World War soldiers walking along an unidentified ice-covered road near an open field. Three soldiers are standing at the side of the road near a post on the left of the image, while across the street a small group of soldiers are gathered. A barn and farmhouse appear …
  1 image
Description Level
Item
Creator
Kolb, Aaron C., Photographer
Accession Number
P001384
Material Details
Photographs
Physical Description
13 cm (W) X 7.5 cm (H)
14 cm (W) X 8 cm (H) with mat/border
Language
English
Date Range
[between 1914 and 1918]
Date of Publication
1914
Scope and Content
Black and white photo of First World War soldiers walking along an unidentified ice-covered road near an open field. Three soldiers are standing at the side of the road near a post on the left of the image, while across the street a small group of soldiers are gathered. A barn and farmhouse appear in the background.
Storage Location
PB4
Name Access
Kolb, Aaron C.
Subject Access
Farms
Roads
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
Place
Kitchener, Ontario, Canada
Geographic Access
Kitchener, Ontario
Notes
The soldiers do not appear to be in marching formation.
Copyright Status
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to Canadian law. No restrictions on use.
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Source Organization
Waterloo Historical Society
Collection
Photograph Collection
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Rescue of the Kaiser's Bust in Victoria Park

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Description Level
Item
Date Range
August 1914
Collection
Photograph Collection
Scope and Content
A black and white photograph of the rescue of the bust of Kaiser Wilhelm I from the lake in Victoria Park, Berlin, Ontario. The image shows five men standing in a boat, three of whom are wearing bathing suits, with the bust of the Kaiser. A second boat and man can be seen behind the first boat.
  1 image
Description Level
Item
Creator
Denton, Ernest, 1883-1957, Photographer
Accession Number
P000361
Material Details
Photographs
Physical Description
20.6 cm (W) X 15.5 cm (H)
30.7 cm (W) X 25.5 cm (H) with mat/border
Language
English
Date Range
August 1914
Date of Publication
1914-08
Scope and Content
A black and white photograph of the rescue of the bust of Kaiser Wilhelm I from the lake in Victoria Park, Berlin, Ontario. The image shows five men standing in a boat, three of whom are wearing bathing suits, with the bust of the Kaiser. A second boat and man can be seen behind the first boat.
Storage Location
PB8
Name Access
Denton, Ernest, 1883-1957
Subject Access
Monuments & memorials
Parks
Rescues
Victoria Park (Kitchener, Ont.)
World War One, 1914-1918
Kaiser Wilhelm I
Place
Kitchener, Ontario, Canada
Geographic Access
Kitchener, Ontario
Notes
The bust of the Kaiser Wilhelm I was thrown into the lake in Victoria Park Kitchener in August 1914, as an act of vandalism and as a consequence of anti-German sentiment during World War I in Berlin (later renamed Kitchener on 1 September 1916). The bust was retrieved from the lake by the men shown in the photograph. It was later stolen. The Berlin Portrait Rooms was owned and operated by Ernest Denton. He was a photographer in Berlin/Kitchener from approximately 1912 to 1955. He operated photography studios at various locations in the city. A black and white copy of this image, P009302, belonging to the Kitchener Public Library has not been uploaded to Our Digital World.
Copyright Status
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to Canadian law. No restrictions on use.
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Source Organization
Waterloo Historical Society
Collection
Photograph Collection
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Lance Corporal C. Haskell

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Description Level
Item
Date Range
[between 1914 and 1915]
Collection
Photograph Collection
Scope and Content
Black and white postcard of Lance Corporal C. Haskell in uniform.
  2 images
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
P002117
Material Details
Postcards
Physical Description
7.6 cm (W) X 12.6 cm (H)
8.5 cm (W) X 13.7 cm (H) with mat/border
Language
English
Date Range
[between 1914 and 1915]
Scope and Content
Black and white postcard of Lance Corporal C. Haskell in uniform.
Storage Location
PB1
Subject Access
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
Haskell, C.
Notes
Lance Corporal C. Haskell died in Givenchy, France on 15 June 1915. This photograph is part of the "Waterloo County Soldier Portraits" group.
Copyright Status
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to Canadian law. No restrictions on use.
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Source Organization
Kitchener Public Library
Collection
Photograph Collection
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Captain Ross Dickenson Briscoe

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Description Level
Item
Date Range
[between 1914 and 1915]
Collection
Photograph Collection
Scope and Content
Black and white studio portrait photograph of Captain Ross Dickenson Briscoe, in uniform.
  1 image
Description Level
Item
Creator
Langfur, Photographer
Accession Number
P002098
Material Details
Photographs
Physical Description
8.9 cm (W) X 11.4 cm (H)
14.5 cm (W) X 21.4 cm (H) with mat/border
Language
English
Date Range
[between 1914 and 1915]
Scope and Content
Black and white studio portrait photograph of Captain Ross Dickenson Briscoe, in uniform.
Storage Location
PB3
Name Access
Langfur
Subject Access
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
Briscoe, Ross Dickenson, -1915
Place
Galt, Ontario, Canada
Geographic Access
Galt, Ontario
Notes
Capt. Briscoe was with the 29th Battalion from Galt, Ontario, and later joined the 101st Fusiliers of Edmonton. He was killed by accident on the Salisbury Plains in January, 1915. The photographer, Langfur, had a studio on Old Bond Street, London W. This photograph is part of the "Waterloo County Soldier Portraits" group.
Copyright Status
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to Canadian law. No restrictions on use.
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Source Organization
Kitchener Public Library
Collection
Photograph Collection
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Private Richard O. Gatehouse and Private Ernest Gatehouse

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Description Level
Item
Date Range
[between 1914 and 1916]
Collection
Photograph Collection
Scope and Content
Black and white, studio photograph, mounted on a mat, of Private Richard O. Gatehouse, seated on the left, and Private Ernest Gatehouse, seated on the right, both of Preston, Ontario, in uniform.
  1 image
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
P002141
Material Details
Photographs
Physical Description
9.6 cm (W) X 14.2 cm (H)
15.2 cm (W) X 23 cm (H) with mat/border
Language
English
Date Range
[between 1914 and 1916]
Date of Publication
1915
Scope and Content
Black and white, studio photograph, mounted on a mat, of Private Richard O. Gatehouse, seated on the left, and Private Ernest Gatehouse, seated on the right, both of Preston, Ontario, in uniform.
Storage Location
PB3
Subject Access
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
Gatehouse, Richard O.
Gatehouse, Ernest, -1916
Place
Preston, Ontario, Canada
Geographic Access
Preston, Ontario
Notes
Pte. Richard O. Gatehouse of Preston, Ontario, enlisted with the 34th Battalion and had active service in France. Pte. Ernest Gatehouse, of Preston, also enlisted with the 34th Battalion, served in France with the 49th Battalion and died on 16 April 1916. This photograph is part of the "Waterloo County Soldier Portraits" group.
Copyright Status
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to Canadian law. No restrictions on use.
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Source Organization
Kitchener Public Library
Collection
Photograph Collection
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Private G. Cecil Wyatt

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Description Level
Item
Date Range
[1915?]
Collection
Photograph Collection
Scope and Content
Black and white studio portrait, mounted on a mat, of Private G. Cecil Wyatt in uniform.
  1 image
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
P002102
Material Details
Photographs
Physical Description
9.6 cm (W) X 14 cm (H)
15.5 cm (W) X 23.2 cm (H) with mat/border
Language
English
Date Range
[1915?]
Scope and Content
Black and white studio portrait, mounted on a mat, of Private G. Cecil Wyatt in uniform.
Storage Location
PB3
Subject Access
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
Wyatt, G. Cecil
Notes
Private Wyatt enlisted in June 1915 with the 13th Highlanders Infantry and was killed in action at Hill 70 on 16 August 1917. He was buried in France. This photograph is part of the "Waterloo County Soldier Portraits" group.
Copyright Status
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to Canadian law. No restrictions on use.
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Source Organization
Kitchener Public Library
Collection
Photograph Collection
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Private Archie Crawford

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Description Level
Item
Date Range
[between 1910 and 1915]
Collection
Photograph Collection
Scope and Content
Black and white, studio portrait of Private Archie Crawford.
  1 image
Description Level
Item
Creator
Smith, Thomas H., Photographer
Accession Number
P002093
Material Details
Photographs
Physical Description
7 cm (W) X 9.5 cm (H)
13.1 cm (W) X 19.3 cm (H) with mat/border
Language
English
Date Range
[between 1910 and 1915]
Scope and Content
Black and white, studio portrait of Private Archie Crawford.
Storage Location
PB3
Name Access
Smith, Thomas H.
Subject Access
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
Crawford, Archie
Place
Galt, Ontario, Canada
Geographic Access
Galt, Ontario
Notes
Pte. Crawford was killed by enemy shell on 13 October 1915 in France. Thomas H. Smith was a photographer in Galt, Ontario from 1888 to 1925. In 1912, his studio was located at 6 Ainslie Street, Galt, Ont. This photograph is part of the "Waterloo County Soldier Portraits" group.
Copyright Status
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to Canadian law. No restrictions on use.
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Source Organization
Kitchener Public Library
Collection
Photograph Collection
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Captain Carleton Carroll Green

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Description Level
Item
Date Range
1915
Collection
Photograph Collection
Scope and Content
Black and white, studio portrait of Captain Carleton Carroll Green, in uniform.
  1 image
Description Level
Item
Creator
Panabaker, Reuben J., Photographer
Accession Number
P002149
Material Details
Photographs
Physical Description
17.5 cm (W) X 23.6 cm (H)
17.5 cm (W) X 23.6 cm (H) with mat/border
Language
English
Date Range
1915
Date of Publication
1915
Scope and Content
Black and white, studio portrait of Captain Carleton Carroll Green, in uniform.
Storage Location
PB3
Name Access
Panabaker, Reuben J.
Subject Access
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
Green, Carleton Carroll, 1888-1916
Place
Galt, Ontario, Canada
Geographic Access
Galt, Ontario
Notes
Captain Carleton Carroll Green was born in Parkhill, Ontario in 20 June 1888. He was the son of Mr. and Mrs. James Wheeler Green of Kitchener, Ontario and was educated at Galt Collegiate Institute. Green enlisted with the Algonquin Rangers, 97th Regiment in December 1914 and later transferred to the 37th Battalion and to the 13th Montreal Highlanders. He went overseas with the 37th Battalion in 1915 and was in the trenches in early 1916. Green was killed in action at Courcelette on 26 September 1916 and was buried with his major and the colonel of the battalion with full military honours. He was survived by his wife, Mabel McKinnon of Haileybury, Ontario and two daughters. This photograph is part of the "Waterloo County Soldier Portraits" group.
Copyright Status
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to Canadian law. No restrictions on use.
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Source Organization
Kitchener Public Library
Collection
Photograph Collection
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