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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 of Robert Ainslie and a red slash.
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Soldier Information Cards - World War One
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Item
Accession Number
WW1_A_018
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 of Robert Ainslie and a red slash.
Storage Location
SIC WW1 Box 1
Name Access
Ainslie, Robert
Ainslie, Jean
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
2nd Pioneers
9th Engineers
Place
Alloa, Scotland, United Kingdom [Birthplace]
Republic of France, France, France [Place of military service]
England, England, United Kingdom [Place of military service]
Galt, Ontario, Canada [Place of residence]
Geographic Access
Alloa, Scotland
France
England
Galt, Ontario
Notes
Robert Ainslie and his wife Annie Bauchop are buried in Mount View Cemetery, Cambridge. He is buried with his son who also served in the Military in World War Two. The headstone in Mount View Cemetery reads: Ainslie/ Robert Ainslie/ 1882-1962/ Annie Bauchop his wife/ 1884-1931/ Robert (Scotty) Ainslie/ 1904-1948/ (Veteran's cross)/ [A] Father/ [B] Mother/ Annie Bauchop/ 1884-1931/ [C] Scotty /. Robert Ainslie worked as a maltman and was married in 1904 in Sauchie, Alloa, Clackmannan, Scotland before coming to Canada. The Scottish Marriage Registration of 5 Feb 1904 states the the marriage was conducted at Sauchie, Alloa, after Banns according to the Forms of the Church of Scotland, by George Murray, Minister, between Robert Ainslie, 21, bachelor, maltman, 16 Primrose Street, Alloa, and Annie Bauchop, 19, spinster, millworker, Fairfield, Sauchie, Alloa. Witnesses were given as: David Ainslie and Mary Bauchop. The marriage was registered on 8 February 1904, at Alloa, by Ross Grant, Registrar in the Parish of Alloa in the County of Clackmannan, (Registration District 465/A, Entry 19.)
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
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Ainslie, Robert Sapper Enlisted October 1, 1915 with 2nd Pioneers and transferred to 9th Engineers. Presbyterian. Born March 31, 1882 in Alloa, Scotland, educated and married in Scotland. He has four children. He was discharged March 30, 1919 and lives at 100 Victoria Avenue, Galt, Ontario. He went to England December 14, 1915 and to France on March 8, 1916. He was wounded in June 1916. Jean Ainslie, 100 Victoria Ave., Galt.
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Beaumont, George Joseph

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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 includes a photograph and a red cross.
  1 document
Part Of
Soldier Information Cards - World War One
Description Level
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
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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 includes a red cross.
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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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