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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_051
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 1
Name Access
Barbour, John
Barbour, Florence Jane
Barbour, James
McPhatter, Florence Jane, Barbour, Flora
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
111th Battalion
Place
Arras, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France [place of death and burial]
Derby, Ontario, Canada [Place of birth]
Galt, Ontario, Canada [Place of enlistment and residence]
Geographic Access
Arras, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France
Derby, Ontario
Galt, Ontario
Notes
John Barbour was born on February 15, 1885 in Derby Township, Ontario. He was the son of James Barbour and Florence (Flora) Jane McPhatter. When he enlisted on January 31, 1916 in Galt with the 111th Battalion, he was a labourer by trade. His religion was given as Presbyterian. Barbour was not married. His home address was given as 29 Spruce Street, Galt. His regimental/service number was 730450. He served with the 75th Battalion, Canadian Infantry overseas. While advancing with his battalion in an attack on the enemy trenches, Private Barbour was severely wounded by the explosion of an enemy shell and died instantly at Vimy Ridge on April 9, 1917. John Barbour is buried at Canadian Cemetery No.2, Neuville-St. Vaast, Pas-de-Calais, France.
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
Barbour, John Private. Only son of Mrs. Barbour, Spruce St., Galt. Enlisted at Galt, January 31, 1915 with the 111th Battalion. He was born in Canada and his next of kin is Mrs. Florence Jane Barbour, 9 Spruce St., Galt.
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Booty, Charles 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 name, rank and military history of a soldier of Waterloo County. Card also includes a photograph, a red star and a red slash.
  1 document
Part Of
Soldier Information Cards - World War One
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
WW1_B_185
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 includes a photograph, a red star and a red slash.
Storage Location
SIC WW1 Box 1
Name Access
Booty, Charles Joseph
Booty, Harry (Mrs.)
Barton, Iva
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
111th Battalion
4th Battalion
Place
Arras, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France [Place of military service]
Galt, Ontario, Canada [Birthplace and place of residence]
Lens, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France [Place of wounding]
Geographic Access
Arras, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France
Galt, Ontario
Lens, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, 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
Booty, Charles Joseph Sergeant. Enlisted November 24, 1915 with 111th Battalion and transferred to the 4th Battalion. Baptist. Born at Galt June 21, 1897 and educated at the Central School, Galt. Unmarried. He was discharged February 7, 1919 and lives with his mother, Mrs. Harry Booty, at 89 Shade St., Galt. He served two years and three months overseas and won the Military Medal August 17, 1917 at Hill 70. He was wounded at Arras, April 23, 1918. Iva Barton, 28 Cambridge St., Galt, Ontario.
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Burgess, Harold Gladstone

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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. 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_318
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 includes a photograph and a red cross.
Storage Location
SIC WW1 Box 1
Name Access
Burgess, Harold Gladstone
Burgess, George
Burgess, George (Mrs.)
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
111th Battalion
Place
Arras, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France [Place of military service]
Ligny-Saint-Flochel, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France [Place of military service; Place of burial]
Galt, Ontario, Canada [Birthplace]
Waterloo, Ontario, Canada [Place of enlistment]
Geographic Access
Arras, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France
Ligny-Saint-Flochel, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France
Galt, Ontario
Waterloo (Regional Municipality), 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
Burgess, Harold Gladstone Signaller. Enlisted January 23, 1916 with the Signal section of the 111th Battalion of South Waterloo. Methodist. He was born in Galt on July 11 twenty-one years ago and educated in Galt. His parents, Mr. and Mrs. George Burgess, live at 31 Ball St., Galt, Ontario. He served in France for a year and seven months and saw heavy fighting. He died of wounds September 1, 1918. His Wounds were gun shot wounds in his chest received at Arras on Aug 29, 1918. He is buried at Ligny, St. Flochel near St. Pol, France.
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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 three red slashes.
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Part Of
Soldier Information Cards - World War One
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
WW1_L_031
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 includes three red slashes.
Storage Location
SIC Box 3
Name Access
Launsberry, Edward
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
111th Battalion
Place
Valenciennes, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France [Place of military service]
Arras, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France [Place of military service]
Amiens, Picardie, France [Place of military service]
Cambrai, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France [Place of military service]
Messines, Flanders, Belgium
Vimy, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France [Place of military service]
England, England, United Kingdom [Pace of military training]
London, Ontario, Canada [Place of military training]
Passendale, Flanders, Belgium [Place of military service]
Fresnoy, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France [Place of military service]
Blair, Ontario, Canada [Place of enlistment]
Lens, Wallonia, Belgium [Place of service]
Geographic Access
Valenciennes, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France
Arras, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France
Amiens, Picardie, France
Cambrai, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France
Messines, Flanders, Belgium
Vimy, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France
England
London, Ontario
Passendale, Flanders, Belgium
Fresnoy, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France
Blair, Ontario
Lens, Wallonia, 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
Launsberry, Edward Private. Enlisted with the 111th Battalion on March 20, 1916. His home is in Blair, Ontario, and he was only seventeen years and four months when he enlisted. He trained in London and also in England and landed in France on November 14, 1916. There he transferred to the 4th Battalion and he also served in the 1st Brigade French Motor Battery. He saw much service at the front, was at Vimy Ridge, Fresnoy, Messines, Lens, Passchendaele, Cambrai, Amiens, Arras, Valenciennes. He was twice wounded, on June 11 and on June 24, 1917. He was gassed in 1918.
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