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Beaumont, George Joseph

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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 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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Soldier Information Cards - World War One
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Item
Accession Number
WW1_B_084
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 includes a photograph and a red cross.
Storage Location
SIC WW1 Box 2
Name Access
Beaumont, George Joseph
Beaumont, George J.
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
Queen's Own Rifles of Canada
11th Battery
East Lancashire Regiment
Place
Arab Republic of Egypt, Egypt, Egypt [Place of military service]
Republic of France, France, France [Place of military service]
Albert, Picardie, France [Place of burial]
Galt, Ontario, Canada [Place of birth]
Geographic Access
Egypt
France
Albert, Picardie, France
Galt, Ontario
Notes
His headstone in the Varennes Cemetery, near the village of Albert, France, notes that he was the son of Ernest J. and Helen M. Beaumont, of Kitchener, Ontario and that he was a native of Galt, Ontario.
Copyright Status
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to Canadian law. No restrictions on use.
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Soldier Information Cards - World War One
Transcription
Beaumont, George J. Lieutenant. Served with E. Lancashire Regiment, B.E.F Died of wounds in France January 24, 1917. His father lives in Kitchener. At the time of his death he was Bombing Instructor at 31 Divisional School of Instruction. He went overseas with the Queen's Own Rifles of Toronto and to Egypt with the 11th Battery. He also served at the Somme. He was buried with military honors in the British Cemetery at Varennes.
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Soldier Information Cards - World War One
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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.
  1 document
Part Of
Soldier Information Cards - World War One
Description Level
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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Kitchener Public Library
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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
Scope and Content
A white index card containing name, rank and military history of a soldier of Waterloo County. Card also includes a red cross.
  1 document
Part Of
Soldier Information Cards - World War One
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
WW1_C_206
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 red cross.
Storage Location
SIC WW1 Box 1
Name Access
Craik, James
Craik, James Harrison
Armstrong, Margaret
Craik, Mary
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
Place
Courcelette, Picardie, France [Place of burial]
Albert, Picardie, France [Place of death]
South Shields, England, United Kingdom [Birthplace]
Geographic Access
Courcelette, Picardie, France
Albert, Picardie, France
South Shields, England
Notes
Private James Harrison Craik was born on January 4th, 1881 in South Shields, England. He was the son of James and Mary Craik. Prior to the war, he worked as a labourer. James Craik served with the Manitoba regiment in Division 'A' of the 8th Battalion. During a leave in 1915 or early 1916, he married Margaret Armstrong of Manchester, England. They were married less than one year when James died after being wounded near Albert, France. He died on September 26th, 1916 at the age of 35 and is buried in the Courcelette British Cemetery in France, grave memorial reference XII.B.3.
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
Craik, James Private. His widow boards at the Y.W.C.A. Kitchener.
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