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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.
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Soldier Information Cards - World War One
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
WW1_B_208
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 1
Name Access
Bowman, Maude
Subject Access
Military life
Nurses
Women and the military
World War One, 1914-1918
Canadian Army Medical Corps
Queen Alexandra's Imperial Nursing Service
Place
Winterbourne, Ontario, Canada [Birthplace]
Alexandria, Alexandria, Egypt [Place of military service]
Republic of France, France, France [Place of military service]
St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada [Place of nursing education]
Mu?afaz¸at Bur Sa`id, Bur Sa'id, Egypt [Place of military service]
Shorncliffe Camp, England, United Kingdom [Place of military service]
Geographic Access
Winterbourne, Ontario
Alexandria, Egypt
France
St. Catharines, Ontario
Mu?afaz¸at Bur Sa`id, Bur Sa'id, Egypt
Shorncliffe Camp, England
Notes
Maude Bowman was born in West Montrose, Ontario, on 16 February 1885. Her father was Leander Bowman. When she attested, she was living at the Kingsley Hotel in London, England. Prior to joining the Canadian Expeditionary Force, Maude had served a year doing military nursing in Egypt under the Imperial Government.
Copyright Status
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to Canadian law. No restrictions on use.
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Kitchener Public Library
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Soldier Information Cards - World War One
Transcription
Bowman, Maude Nurse. Enlisted April 20, 1915 with Queen Alexandra's Imperial Military Nursing Service. Transferred to Canadian Army Medical Corps. and went to France April 1917. United Brethren. Born February 16, 1885 two miles south of Winterbourne on the homestead in Woolwich Township. Graduated from the General and Marine Hospital St. Catherines, Ontario in 1913. Single. She served one year in Moore Barracks, Shorncliffe, England. One year in Alexandria and Port Said, Egypt and two years in France. She is still with Canadian General Hospital in France.
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Brandon, John Charles

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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_B_223
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 includes a photograph and a red cross.
Storage Location
SIC WW1 Box 1
Name Access
Brandon, John Charles
Harriott, David (Mrs.)
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
Place
Vimy, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France [Place of memorial]
Courcelette, Picardie, France [Place of death]
Aston Clinton, England, United Kingdom [Place of birth]
Ayr, Ontario, Canada [Place of residence]
Geographic Access
Vimy, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France
Courcelette, Picardie, France
Aston Clinton, England
Ayr, Ontario
Notes
Private John Brandon (Regimental/Service #123049), enlisted on September 1, 1915 in London, ON with the 70th Battalion, Canadian Expeditionary Force. He was born on February 4, 1893 in Aston Clinton, Buckinghamshire, England. At the time of his enlistment he was not married and his occupation was a farmer. He listed his next of kin as Annie Brandon (Mother) of Aston Clinton, England. He also had a sister, Mrs. F. Hill of Orme House, 35 Strode Road Willisden Green, London NW. He listed his religion as Church of England. His unit sailed from Halifax on the SS Lapland on April 26, 1916 and arrived in England on May 3, 1916. His wartime records indicate that he was transferred to the 5th Canadian Mounted Rifles Battalion (Quebec Regiment) upon his arrival in France on June 7, 1916. John was killed in action at the Battle of Courcelette on September 15, 1916. He was 23 years of age. His sacrifice is honoured at the Vimy Memorial in France. His soldier card indicated that his next of kin was Mrs. David Harriot of Ayr. Mrs. Harriot is listed as next of kin for Private Frederick Bratten (see identifier WW1_B_226). However, Mrs. Harriot is not recorded as next of kin in John Brandon's service file. The regimental/service number for John Brandon and Frederick Bratten are sequential and both enlisted in London on the same day (September 1, 1915).
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
Brandon, John Private. He was killed in action. His next of kin is Mrs. David Harriott, Kapuskasing, Ontario. His home was in Ayr, Ontario.
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