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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 the name, rank and military history of a soldier of Waterloo County. The card also bears a red cross.
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Soldier Information Cards - World War One
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Item
Accession Number
WW1_B_019
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 the name, rank and military history of a soldier of Waterloo County. The card also bears a red cross.
Storage Location
SIC WW1 Box 1
Name Access
Bain, David
Bain, Catherine
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment), Army
29th Regiment
34th Battalion
1st Battalion
Place
Heuvelland, Flanders, Belgium [Place of burial]
Scotland, Scotland, United Kingdom [Birthplace]
Galt, Ontario, Canada [Place of enlistment and residence]
Geographic Access
Heuvelland, Flanders, Belgium
Scotland
Galt, Ontario
Notes
Private David Bain, of the 1st Battalion, Canadian Infantry, was killed in action on October 13, 1915, at age 22. He is buried in St. Quentin Cabaret Military Cemetery in Heuvelland, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. He was the son of David and Catherine Bain of 43 Cedar Street, Galt, Ontario. Commonwealth War Graves Commission grave reference: I. C. 9.
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
Bain, David Private. Was attached to the 29th Regiment and enlisted with the 1st Reinforcing draft of the 34th Battalion at Galt, January 13, 1915 He was born in Scotland and his next of kin is David Bain, 43 Cedar St., Galt.
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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 the name, rank and military history of a soldier of Waterloo County. Card also contains a red cross.
  1 document
Part Of
Soldier Information Cards - World War One
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
WW1_C_093
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 the name, rank and military history of a soldier of Waterloo County. Card also contains a red cross.
Storage Location
SIC WW1 Box 1
Name Access
Clara, Thomas Duncan
Clara, Ann
Clara Thomas
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
29th Regiment
34th Battalion
Canadian Machine Gun Corps
2nd Division, Canadian Machine Gun Corps
Place
Republic of France, France, France [Place of military service]
Abbeville, Picardie, France [Place of burial]
Galt, Ontario, Canada [Place of enlistment]
Scotland, Scotland, United Kingdom [Birthplace]
Geographic Access
France
Abbeville, Picardie, France
Galt, Ontario
Scotland
Notes
According to the Commonwealth War Graves Commission, Thomas Duncan Clara (service number 602883) was the son of Ann and the late Thomas Clara, of Consort, Alberta; late of Ladybank, Fife, Scotland. Private Clara died on March 29, 1917, at the age of 22, and had been serving with the 2nd Divison of the Canadian Machine Gun Corps. He was buried in the Abbeville Communal Extension Cemetery, approximately 80 kilometres south of Boulogne on the road to Paris.
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
Clara, Thomas Private. Was attached to the 29th Regiment and enlisted with the 34th Battalion at Galt, August 10, 1915. He was born in Scotland and his next of kin is Mrs. Ann Clara, 57 North Water St., Galt, Ontario. He gave his life.
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