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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 name, rank and military history of a soldier of Waterloo County. Card also includes a photograph.
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Soldier Information Cards - World War One
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Item
Accession Number
WW1_S_115
Material Details
Cards
Physical Description
16 cm (W) X 26 cm (H)
17.5 cm (W) X 27.5 cm (H) with mat/border
Language
English
Date Range
1919-1921
Citation
Kitchener Public Library - Soldier Information Card Collection
Scope and Content
A white index card containing name, rank and military history of a soldier of Waterloo County. Card also includes a photograph.
Storage Location
SIC WW1 Box 4
Name Access
Shelley, Percy W.
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
Kitchener Collegiate Institute (Kitchener, Ont.)
15th Battalion
134th Canadian Highlanders
Place
Whitley Bay, England, United Kingdom [Place of military training]
Toronto, Ontario, Canada [Place of enlistment and military training]
Bramshot, England, United Kingdom [Place of military training]
Cambrai, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France [Place of military service]
Kitchener, Ontario, Canada [Place of residence]
Kingdom of Belgium, Belgium, Belgium
Köln, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany [Place of military service]
Borden Range and Training Area, Ontario, Canada [Place of military training]
Niagara-on-the-Lake Range and Training Area, Ontario, Canada [Place of military training]
Geographic Access
Whitley Bay, England
Toronto, Ontario
Bramshot, England
Cambrai, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France
Kitchener, Ontario
Belgium
Köln, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
Borden Range and Training Area, Ontario
Niagara-on-the-Lake Range and Training Area, 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
Shelley, Percy W. Private. He enlisted at Toronto January 15th, 1916 in the 134th Battalion Highlanders. He trained at Exhibition Camp, Niagara-on-the-Lake and Camp Borden. Left for overseas August 9th, 1916 on the S.S. Scotia and reached Liverpool after a ten days trip. While in England he trained at Bramshott for two months, and at Whitly for a year and a half. He crossed over to France February 27th, 1918 with the 15th Battalion Highlanders and saw active service at Arras, Cambrai as Signaller. Crossed the Rhine into Germany at Cologne, and spent six weeks there, and afterwards he stayed for a period of two months in Belgium. He then returned to England and spent another five weeks at Bramshott, sailing for Canada with the 15th Battalion Highlanders on the S.S. Baltic April 19th, 1919. His home is at 37 Cameron Street North, Kitchener. He attended the Kitchener Collegiate Institute from 1909-1911. Baptist. He is in the employ of the Bell Telephone Company, Kitchener.
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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 contains a red slash.
  1 document
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Soldier Information Cards - World War One
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
WW1_W_084
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 contains a red slash.
Storage Location
SIC WW1 Box 5
Name Access
Welker, Wilfrid
Welker (Mr.)
Welker (Mrs.)
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
220th Battalion
3rd Canadian Reserve
134th Canadian Highlanders
Place
Toronto, Ontario, Canada [Place of enlistment]
Bullecourt, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France [Place of military service]
Bourlon, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France [Place of military service]
Arras, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France [Place of military service]
Le Quesnel, Picardie, France [Place of military service]
Amiens, Picardie, France [Place of military service]
City of Brussels, Bruxelles-Capitale, Belgium [Place of military service]
England, England, United Kingdom [Place of military service]
Republic of France, France, France [Place of military service]
Geographic Access
Toronto, Ontario
Bullecourt, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France
Bourlon, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France
Arras, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France
Le Quesnel, Picardie, France
Amiens, Picardie, France
Brussels, Belgium
England
France
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
Welker, Wilfrid Lance-Corporal. Lance-Corporal Wilfrid Welker son of Mr. and Mrs. Welker, St. Jacobs, enlisted as a private on June 3rd 1916 in Toronto in the 220th Battalion training at Niagara and Exhibition Camp, Toronto. He left for overseas on April 24th, 1917 on the Olympic, training in England at Witley and Sandling Camps, in the 3rd Canadian Reserve and 134th Canadian Highlanders. He crossed to France in March 1918 and was in active service at Amiens, La Quesnel, Bourlou Wood etc. He was wounded by a gunshot in the neck on September 2nd, 1918 while in the Arras sector, and was taken to 26 General Hospital No. 10 and was ready for action again on Sept 24th at Boullecourt, and kept moving north toward Brussels where he was camped for sometime returning to England May 2nd 1919, and sailed for Canada May 31st getting his discharge June 8th 1919. He received his stripe Aug. 1918.
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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.
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Part Of
Soldier Information Cards - World War One
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
WW1_W_135
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.
Storage Location
SIC WW1 Box 5
Name Access
Whiting, Thornley
Brooks, Louise
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
110th Battalion
8th Reserve
Place
Le Michial, Aquitaine, France [Place of birth and education]
Preston, Ontario, Canada [Place of residence]
Geographic Access
Le Michial, Aquitaine, France
Preston, Ontario
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
Whiting, Thornley Private. Enlisted November 15, 1916 with Bugle Band of 110th Battalion and transferred to 8th Reserve. Protestant. Born March 13, 1894 in Michial and educated there. He has been discharged and is now living on Guelph Street, Preston, Ontario. His mother lives in Michial. He was in uniform for three years. Spent one year and six months overseas. Never wounded. Louise Brooks, Wellington Street, Preston, Ontario.
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