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Soldier Information Cards - World War One
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Item
Date Range
1919-1921
Collection
Soldier Information Cards - World War One
Scope and Content
A white index card containing name, rank and military history of a soldier of Waterloo County. Card also included a photograph and a red cross.
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Soldier Information Cards - World War One
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Item
Accession Number
WW1_C_126
Material Details
Cards
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
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. Card also included a photograph and a red cross.
Storage Location
SIC WW1 Box 1
Name Access
Clement, David Ward
Clement, E. P. (Mr.)
Clement, E. P. (Mrs.)
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
118th Battalion
Imperial Forces
5th Royal Highlanders
42nd Royal Highlanders
Place
Borden, Ontario, Canada [Place of military training]
London, Ontario, Canada [Place of military training]
Waterloo, Ontario, Canada [Place of education and enlistment]
Aire-sur-la-Lys, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France [Place of burial]
Republic of France, France, France [Place of military service and death]
Toronto, Ontario, Canada [Place of education]
Kitchener, Ontario, Canada [Place of birth and education]
Geographic Access
Borden, Ontario
London, Ontario
Waterloo (Regional Municipality), Ontario
Aire-sur-la-Lys, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France
France
Toronto, Ontario
Kitchener, Ontario
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
Soldier Information Cards - World War One
Transcription
Clement, David Ward Aviation Gunner. Enlisted with 118th Battalion of North Waterloo as a private. He went with his Battalion to London, to Camp Borden and back again to London. He transferred to 5th Royal Highlanders of Montreal. After service in France he transferred again to 42nd Highlanders and last to the Imperial Aviation Corps. Methodist. He was born in Kitchener, September 2, 1897 and educated at the Public Schools of Kitchener and the Collegiate Institute of Kitchener and Waterloo. Also at St. Andrew's College, Toronto. He went overseas December 1916 and to France in February 1917. He served there with 42nd Highlanders until July 1917 when he entered the Imperial Aviation corps and qualified as Aviation Gunner and Observer. He was killed on Sunday, December 2, 1917 in a collision of flying machines in France. He was buried at Aire, Pas de Calais, France. Son of Mr. and Mrs. E. P. Clement, 51 Benton Street, Kitchener.
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Soldier Information Cards - World War One
Description Level
Item
Date Range
1919-1921
Collection
Soldier Information Cards - World War One
  1 document
Part Of
Soldier Information Cards - World War One
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
WW1_E_051
Material Details
Cards
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
1919-1921
Citation
Kitchener Public Library - Soldier Information Card Collection - World War One
Storage Location
SIC WW1 Box 2
Name Access
Ertel, Joseph Zuber
Lantz, E. C.
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
United States Army
310th Engineers
Place
Alsace, Alsace, France [Place of military service]
England, England, United Kingdom [Place of military service]
Waterloo, Ontario, Canada [Place of residence]
Argonne, Champagne-Ardenne, France [Place of military service]
Detroit, Michigan, United States [Place of enlistment]
Bloomingdale, Ontario, Canada [Birthplace]
Geographic Access
Alsace, France
England
Waterloo (Regional Municipality), Ontario
Argonne, Champagne-Ardenne, France
Detroit, Michigan, United States
Bloomingdale, Ontario
Copyright Status
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to Canadian law. No restrictions on use.
Reproductions
If you would like to obtain a digital or print copy of this image, please see KPL's Photographic Reproduction Policy at http://www.kpl.org/localhistory/photographs
Source Organization
Kitchener Public Library
Collection
Soldier Information Cards - World War One
Transcription
Ertel, Joseph Zuber Private. Born at Bloomingdale, Ont. and drafted by the U.S. Army at Detroit, June 24, 1918. He was at the time 28 years of age. He joined the 310th Engineers, No. 2984594, and went to Camp Custer, Michigan. He went to England and in two days was sent to France and served in the following actions- Alsace-Lorraine August 14 to September 5, 1918. Argonne Forest September 8 to October 16, 1918. Returned to U.S. in January, 1919. He was gassed slightly but sustained no wounds. He now lives at 168 Moore Ave., Waterloo, but his mother still resides at the old farm home in Bloomingdale. Honorable discharged. E.C. Lantz, 304 Western Ave., West Toronto 9.
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