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Bratt, Frederick James

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A white index card containing the name, rank and military history of a soldier of Waterloo County. Card also includes a photograph and a red cross.
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WW1_B_225
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30.7 cm (W) X 25.5 cm (H) with mat/border
Language
English
Date Range
1919-1921
Citation
Kitchener Public Library - Soldier Information Card Collection - World War One
Scope and Content
A white index card containing the name, rank and military history of a soldier of Waterloo County. Card also includes a photograph and a red cross.
Storage Location
SIC WW1 Box 1
Name Access
Bratt, Frederick James
Bratt, James
Bratt, Margaret
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
71st Battalion
34th Battalion
12th Reserve Battalion
8th Reserve
208th Battalion
102nd Battalion
Place
Galt, Ontario, Canada [Place of residence of parents]
City and Borough of Newcastle upon Tyne, England, United Kingdom [Place of birth]
Woodstock, Ontario, Canada [Place of military training & service]
Toronto, Ontario, Canada [Place of second enlistment]
Bourlon, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France [Place of burial]
Republic of France, France, France [Place of military service and death]
Geographic Access
Galt, Ontario
Newcastle upon Tyne, England
Woodstock, Ontario
Toronto, Ontario
Bourlon, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France
France
Notes
Private Frederick Bratt (Regimental/Service #127315/249895), first enlisted on January 13, 1915 in Galt, Ontario with the 34th Battalion, Canadian Expeditionary Force (CEF). He was born in Newcastle, England on July 1, 1893. At the time of his enlistment, he was not married and he worked as a painter/labourer. He listed his next of kin as James and Margaret Bratt (parents) of RR#3 Hespeler Road, Galt. He listed his religion as Church of England. Frederick served with the 34th Battalion for several months and was later transferred to the 71st Battalion, CEF in October 1915. His wartime records indicate that on January 31, 1916, he was recommended for discharge/transfer from "Base" Company 71st Battalion, CEF in Woodstock, ON. He re-enlisted on September 5, 1916 in Toronto with the 208th Battalion, CEF. His unit embarked from Halifax May 3, 1917 aboard the HMS Justicia and arrived in Liverpool, England on May 14, 1917. He served with the 12th and 8th Reserve Battalions prior to being transferred to the 102 Battalion, CEF (2nd Central Ontario Regiment) upon his arrival in France on February 16, 1918. Frederick was wounded August 17, 1918 and was killed in action September 27, 1918 during the Hundred Days Offensive at the closing stages of the war. He was 26 years of age. He is laid to rest at Bourlon Wood Cemetery in France. Grave Reference: II. E. 6.
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Bratt, Fred James Private. Son of Mrs. James Bratt, R.R. No.3 Hespeler Rd., Galt. Was killed in action September 25, 1918. He did not enlist in this county. He had been in France eight months. Anglican.
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A white index card containing the name, rank and military history of a soldier of Waterloo County. Card also includes a red cross.
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Soldier Information Cards - World War One
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WW1_B_228
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Cards
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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
1919-1921
Citation
Kitchener Public Library - Soldier Information Card Collection - World War One
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A white index card containing the name, rank and military history of a soldier of Waterloo County. Card also includes a red cross.
Storage Location
SIC WW1 Box 1
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Bray, Horace E.
Subject Access
Cavalry
Military life
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
Galt Collegiate Institute (Galt, Ont.)
Place
Galt, Ontario, Canada [Place of education]
Geographic Access
Galt, Ontario
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Bray, Horace E. Lieutenant. Belonged to the 2nd Canadian Division Cavalry. He was educated at the Galt Collegiate Institute. Killed.
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Soldier Information Cards - World War One
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A white index card containing name, rank and military history of a soldier of Waterloo County.
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Soldier Information Cards - World War One
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WW1_B_247
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Cards
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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
1919-1921
Citation
Kitchener Public Library - Soldier Information Card Collection - World War One
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A white index card containing name, rank and military history of a soldier of Waterloo County.
Storage Location
SIC WW1 Box 1
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Brigden, John Thomas
Brigden, C.
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
71st Battalion
Place
England, England, United Kingdom [Birthplace]
Galt, Ontario, Canada [Place of enlistment]
Geographic Access
England
Galt, Ontario
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Brigden, John Thomas Private. Enlisted at Galt, November 15, 1915 with the 71st Battalion. He was born in England and his next of kin is Mrs. C. Brigden, Luddenden, Yorks, England.
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Harrison, Harold Bert

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Soldier Information Cards - World War One
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A white index card containing name, rank and military history of a soldier of Waterloo County.
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Soldier Information Cards - World War One
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WW1_H_083
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Cards
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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
1919-1921
Citation
Kitchener Public Library - Soldier Information Card Collection - World War One
Scope and Content
A white index card containing name, rank and military history of a soldier of Waterloo County.
Storage Location
SIC WW1 Box 2
Name Access
Harrison, Harold Bert
Harrison, Annie
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
Place
Galt, Ontario, Canada [Place of enlistment]
Geographic Access
Galt, Ontario
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Harrison, Harold Bert Private. Enlisted at Galt, December 8, 1915 with the 71st Battalion. He was born in Canada and his next of kin is Mrs. Annie Harrison, Chesley, Ontario.
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A white index card containing the name, rank and military history of a soldier of Waterloo County.
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WW1_H_056
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Cards
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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
1919-1921
Citation
Kitchener Public Library - Soldier Information Card Collection - World War One
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A white index card containing the name, rank and military history of a soldier of Waterloo County.
Storage Location
SIC WW1 Box 2
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Hamilton, Samuel
Mellis, Beckie Clark
Subject Access
Influenza
Military life
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
34th Battalion
Place
Galt, Ontario, Canada [Place of residence]
Éire, Ireland, Ireland [Birthplace]
Geographic Access
Galt, Ontario
Éire, Ireland
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Hamilton, Samuel Private. Enlisted with 34th Battalion. He lived in Galt for some time but was a native of Ireland and his parents still live there. He died of influenza in November 1918. Beckie Clark Mellis, 57 West Main Street South, Galt, Ontario.
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A white index card containing the name, rank and military history of a soldier of Waterloo County. Card also includes a photograph. Card also contains a red cross.
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WW1_H_057
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Cards
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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
1919-1921
Citation
Kitchener Public Library - Soldier Information Card Collection - World War One
Scope and Content
A white index card containing the name, rank and military history of a soldier of Waterloo County. Card also includes a photograph. Card also contains a red cross.
Storage Location
SIC WW1 Box 2
Name Access
Hamm, Arthur
Hamm, Eliza
Hamm, John H.
Boundy, Eliza
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
War casualties
World War One, 1914-1918
111th Battalion
Place
Doon, Ontario, Canada [Birthplace and residence]
Vimy, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France [Place of death]
Estrée-Cauchy, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France [Place of burial]
Galt, Ontario, Canada [Place of enlistment]
Geographic Access
Doon, Ontario
Vimy, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France
Estrée-Cauchy, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France
Galt, Ontario
Notes
Private Arthur Hamm was born October 28, 1888 in Doon, Ontario. He was the son of John H. Hamm and Eliza Boundy. He enlisted in Galt, Ontario on January 6, 1916 with the 111th Battalion. His attestation papers show that he had been a labourer and single. His religion was given as Methodist. His regimental service number was 730326. He served with the 4th Battalion, Canadian Infantry in France. While employed on a carrying party during the attack at Vimy Ridge on April 9, 1917, he was wounded by a shell. He was attended to and removed to No. 1 Canadian field ambulance where he died shortly afterwards. He was buried at the Quatre-Vents Military Cemetery in Estree-Cauchy, France.
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Hamm, Arthur Private. Enlisted at Galt, January 6, 1916 with the 111th Battalion. He was born in Canada and his next of kin is Mrs. Eliza Hamm, Doon, Ontario.
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A white index card containing the name, rank and military history of a soldier of Waterloo County.
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WW1_H_058
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Cards
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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
1919-1921
Citation
Kitchener Public Library - Soldier Information Card Collection - World War One
Scope and Content
A white index card containing the name, rank and military history of a soldier of Waterloo County.
Storage Location
SIC WW1 Box 2
Name Access
Hamm, John
Hamm, John (Mrs.)
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
Doon Twines Limited (Kitchener, Ont.)
111th Battalion
Place
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, United Kingdom, United Kingdom [Birthplace]
Galt, Ontario, Canada [Place of enlistment]
Geographic Access
United Kingdom
Galt, Ontario
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Hamm, John Private. Enlisted December 31, 1915 at Galt with the 111th Battalion. He was born in England and his next of kin is Mrs. John Hamm, Doon, Ontario. He is employed by the Doon Twines, Limited.
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Handford, James Bright

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A white index card containing the name, rank and military history of a soldier of Waterloo County. Card also contains three red slashes.
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WW1_H_059
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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
1919-1921
Citation
Kitchener Public Library - Soldier Information Card Collection - World War One
Scope and Content
A white index card containing the name, rank and military history of a soldier of Waterloo County. Card also contains three red slashes.
Storage Location
SIC WW1 Box 2
Name Access
Handford, James Bright
Symons, Florence
Murphy, Reta
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
Church of England
Soldiers -- Wounds and injuries
34th Battalion
Place
Galt, Ontario, Canada [Place of residence]
Inverness, Scotland, United Kingdom [Birthplace]
Geographic Access
Galt, Ontario
Inverness, Scotland
Copyright Status
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Handford, James Bright Corporal. Enlisted July 3, 1915 with 34th Battalion and was transferred to 7th unit. Church of England. Born in Inverness, Scotland May 18, 1973 and attended public school in England. Married Florence Symons. Discharged March 25, 1919 and lives at 34 Haddington Street, Galt. He was wounded on three occasions. Reta Murphy, 32 Haddington Street, Galt.
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A white index card containing the name, rank and military history of a soldier of Waterloo County.
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WW1_H_060
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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
1919-1921
Citation
Kitchener Public Library - Soldier Information Card Collection - World War One
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A white index card containing the name, rank and military history of a soldier of Waterloo County.
Storage Location
SIC WW1 Box 2
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Hanlon, James
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
34th Battalion
Place
Preston, Ontario, Canada [Place of residence]
Scotland, Scotland, United Kingdom [Birthplace]
Galt, Ontario, Canada [Place of enlistment]
Geographic Access
Preston, Ontario
Scotland
Galt, Ontario
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Hanlon, James Private. Enlisted at Galt, January 16, 1915 with the 34th Battalion and went overseas with the 1st reinforcing draft. He was born in Scotland and his next of kin is Mrs. M. Hanlon, Wellington Street, Preston, Ontario. He has returned to Preston.
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Hartung, George Edward

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A white index card containing name, rank and military history of a soldier of Waterloo County.
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WW1_H_090
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Cards
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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
1919-1921
Citation
Kitchener Public Library - Soldier Information Card Collection - World War One
Scope and Content
A white index card containing name, rank and military history of a soldier of Waterloo County.
Storage Location
SIC WW1 Box 2
Name Access
Hartung, George Edward
Hartung, George (Mrs.)
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
111th Battalion
Place
Galt, Ontario, Canada [Place of enlistment]
Geographic Access
Galt, Ontario
Copyright Status
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Hartung, George Edward Private Enlisted at Galt, March 22, 1916 with the 111th Battalion. He was born in Canada and his next of kin is Mrs. George Hartung, Tavistock, Ontario.
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