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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 contains a red slash and cross.
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Soldier Information Cards - World War One
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Item
Accession Number
WW1_C_062
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 contains a red slash and cross.
Storage Location
SIC WW1 Box 1
Name Access
Penfold, Kate
Chalk, John
Chalk, John Frank
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
111th Battalion
75th Battalion
Place
Bruay-la-Buissière, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France [Place of burial]
Lens, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France [Place of death]
Angmering, England, United Kingdom [Birthplace]
Galt, Ontario, Canada [Place of residence]
Geographic Access
Bruay-la-Buissière, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France
Lens, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France
Angmering, England
Galt, Ontario
Copyright Status
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to Canadian law. No restrictions on use.
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Kitchener Public Library
Collection
Soldier Information Cards - World War One
Transcription
Chalk, John Sergeant. Enlisted November 8, 1916 with 111th Battalion of South Waterloo and transferred to 75th Battalion. Baptist. Born at Angmering, Sussex, England on May 14, 1880 and married Kate Penfold of Ferring, Sussex, England on Feb 28, 1907. He has three sons. He died of Broncho-pneumonia on Sept.6.1917 near Lens France and was buried at Bruay. His widow and family live at 40 Stanley St., Galt, Ontario. He was one year and ten months in the service of which the last seven months was in France. He was wounded in the right hand on April 2, 1917. John Frank Chalk, 40 Stanley st., Galt, Ontario
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Lipps, Charles Gordon

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Soldier Information Cards - World War One
Description Level
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.
  1 document
Part Of
Soldier Information Cards - World War One
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
WW1_L_096
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.
Storage Location
SIC WW1 Box 3
Name Access
Lipps, Charles Gordon
Williams, (Mrs.)
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
Place
City of London, England, United Kingdom [Place of military service and residence]
Alberta, Alberta, Canada [Place of enlistment]
Stratford, Ontario, Canada [Place of education]
Wellesley, Ontario, Canada [Place of birth and education]
Geographic Access
London, England
Alberta
Stratford, Ontario
Wellesley (Village), Ontario
Copyright Status
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to Canadian law. No restrictions on use.
Reproductions
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Source Organization
Kitchener Public Library
Collection
Soldier Information Cards - World War One
Transcription
Lipps, Charles Gordon Private. Enlisted in the spring of 1918 with an Alberta Regiment. Number 3213684. Evangelical Association. Born at Wellesley, Ontario educated at Wellesley and at Stratford. Unmarried. He is now at Beaver Hut Camp, London, England and is doing office work for the army. His mother, Mrs. Williams, lives at Wellesley.
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Stauffer, Joseph Emmett

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Part Of
Soldier Information Cards - World War One
Description Level
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 includes a photograph and a red cross.
  1 document
Part Of
Soldier Information Cards - World War One
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
WW1_S_248
Material Details
Cards
Physical Description
11 cm (W) X 6.8 cm (H)
12.4 cm (W) X 8.3 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 includes a photograph and a red cross.
Storage Location
SIC WW1 Box 5
Name Access
Stauffer, Joseph Erb
Ernst, (Miss.)
Stauffer, Joseph Emmett
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
Place
Kitchener, Ontario, Canada [Place of residence and education]
Alberta, Alberta, Canada [Place of residence and employment]
Geographic Access
Kitchener, Ontario
Alberta
Notes
Lieutenant Joseph Emmett Stauffer was the son of the late Benjamin and Mary Stauffer (nee Betzner). He was born on October 29, 1874. He was the husband of Emma Stauffer, of 621, 5th Avenue West, Calgary, Alberta. Stauffer was elected to the Alberta Legislature in 1909 for the Didsbury district. He was re-elected to a second term in office in the 1913 Alberta legislature, winning with a comfortable majority. Stauffer enlisted in the Canadian Expeditionary Force in March 1916 in Calgary, Alberta. He served overseas with the Canadian Infantry (Alberta Regiment) 50th Battalion. He kept his seat in the provincial legislature while he was overseas fighting in the war. On April 10, 1917 he was killed in action during the Battle of Vimy Ridge. According to his attestation paper, he was born in Nokesville, Virginia, USA and had been residing in Didsbury, Alberta. The information on the Commonwealth Graves Commission website names his parents as the late Benjamin and Mary (nee Betyner) Stauffer. His wife's place of residence was noted as Calgary, Alberta. The soldier card erroneously identifies him as Joseph Erb Stauffer.
Copyright Status
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to Canadian law. No restrictions on use.
Reproductions
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Source Organization
Kitchener Public Library
Collection
Soldier Information Cards - World War One
Transcription
Stauffer, Joseph Erb Lieutenant. A native of Waterloo Country and educated in the Kitchener Collegiate Institute. He married Miss Ernst of Kitchener and went west. He became a Member of Provincial Parliament for Alberta. Enlisted as a Private.
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