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Cuthbertson, Hugh William

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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 the name, rank and military history of a soldier of Waterloo County. Card also includes a photograph.
  1 document
Part Of
Soldier Information Cards - World War One
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
WW1_C_235
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.
Storage Location
SIC WW1 Box 1
Name Access
Cuthbertson, Hugh William
Cairnes, William (Mrs.)
Uttley, Kathleen
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
118th Battalion
108th Regiment
Place
Kitchener, Ontario, Canada [Place of residence and enlistment]
Rheinland-Pfalz, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany [Place of military service]
Republic of France, France, France [Place of military service]
Geographic Access
Kitchener, Ontario
Rheinland-Pfalz, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
France
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
Cuthbertson, Hugh William Private. He was attached to 108th Regiment and enlisted with 118th Battalion at Kitchener, February 1, 1916. He was discharged in April 1919 and has returned to his home at 131B Courtland Avenue, Kitchener. His mother is Mrs. William Cairnes, Ellen Street, Kitchener. Church of the New Jerusalem. He served 25 months overseas and 22 mos. in France. He crossed the Rhine December 15 1918. W.S.B. Class A. Kathleen Uttley, Kitchener
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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_M_156
Material Details
Cards
Physical Description
9.8 cm (W) X 14 cm (H)
17.5 cm (W) X 22.7 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
Mason, James
Mason, Edward
Mason, Ann
Mason, Job
Mason, John Richard
Mason, Rachel Elizabeth
Cowperthwaite, Frances
Mason, Albert
Mason, Douglas
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
34th Battalion
108th Regiment
Place
County of Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom [Birthplace]
Kitchener, Ontario, Canada [Place of enlistment]
Republic of France, France, France [Place of military service]
Brantford, Ontario, Canada [Place of residence and death]
London, Ontario, Canada [Place of military discharge]
Geographic Access
Staffordshire County, England
Kitchener, Ontario
France
Brantford, Ontario
London, Ontario
Notes
James was born August 4, 1894 in Staffordshire, England, to Edward and Ann Mason. He left Liverpool with his brother Job on July 4, 1913 on the vessel Victorian and arrived in Quebec on July 12, 1913. Both James and Job then came to Berlin to meet up with their sister Rachel Elizabeth and brother John Richard who had come in 1912. James enlisted in Berlin on January 11, 1915. His regimental number was #602147. On his attestation form, he listed his occupation as a shipper and his next of kin as his father, Edward Mason. His religion was noted as Church of England. He was attached to 108th Regiment, 34th Battalion (Infantry). James left Canada on October 28, 1915, aboard the S.S. California. The ship arrived in England on November 1, 1915 where he was transferred to the 14th Battalion and sent to France. He also served in the 23rd Battalion but mostly served in the 34th Battalion when in England. He served in France from 1915 to 1918. He received no major injuries as a result of his service. He was discharged on March 19, 1919 in London, Ontario. James eventually moved to Brantford where he married Frances Cowperthwaite on June 25, 1919. They have three sons, Edward, Albert and Douglas. James died February 16, 1972 in Brantford, 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
Mason, James Private. Was attached to the 108th Regiment and enlisted with the 34th Battalion at Kitchener, January 11, 1915. He was born in England and his next of kin is Edward Mason, Cinder Hill, Staffs, England.
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Stauffer, Gordon Henry

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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_246
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, Gordon Henry
Stauffer, Daniel R.
Stauffer, Carrie H.
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
118th Battalion
108th Regiment
1st Battalion
Place
Baden, Ontario, Canada [Place of employment]
Kitchener, Ontario, Canada [Place of education, employment and enlistment]
Republic of France, France, France [Place of military service]
Chesterfield, Ontario, Canada [Birthplace]
Kingdom of Belgium, Belgium, Belgium [Place of burial]
Passendale, Flanders, Belgium [Place of death]
Geographic Access
Baden, Ontario
Kitchener, Ontario
France
Chesterfield, Ontario
Belgium
Passendale, Flanders, Belgium
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, Gordon Henry Private. He was attached to the 108th Regiment and enlisted with the 118th Battalion at Kitchener, November 10, 1915. He was born in Canada and is the son of Daniel R. Stauffer, Plattsville, Ontario. He was killed in action at Passchendaele. Presbyterian. Born June 11, 1889 at the home farm at Chesterfield. He was educated at the school near by and later at the Euler Business College. He was employed at the Dominion Bank Baden and transferred to Kitchener in the spring of 1915. He went overseas with the 118th Battalion and transferred to the 1st Canadian Battalion. He saw active service in France until he was instantly killed by a shell on November 6, 1917 at Passchendaele. He is buried at Mosselmart Cemetery, Belgium. Carrie H. Stauffer, R.R.No.2, Bright, Ontario.
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