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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.
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Soldier Information Cards - World War One
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Item
Accession Number
WW1_C_167
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 1
Name Access
Connolly, William
Connolly, Elizabeth
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
129th Battalion
Place
London, Ontario, Canada [Birthplace]
Wilmot, Ontario, Canada [Place of enlistment]
Geographic Access
London, Ontario
Wilmot, Ontario
Notes
William Connolly was born on October 1, 1895, in London. His family immigrated to Canada in 1906. He was a telephone lineman by trade and had no prior military service. His mother, Elizabeth Connolly, was listed as his next of kin on his enlistment paper. She lived in Burlington, Ontario. Mr. Connolly was a member of the Church of England and was single. William enlisted to be part of the war effort on Feburary 23, 1916 in Dundas, Ontario. His regimental number is 784309 and he was part of the army in the Canadian Infantry. When he enlisted he was part of the 60th Battalion. Over the course of the war he was switched to the 123rd Battalion, and ended his service with the 129th Battalion. William survived the war and returned to Canada on March 17, 1927. He left from Southampton, England aboard the Melita and landed in St. John's, New Brunswick.
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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
Connolly, William Private. Enlisted in Wilmot Township.
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1919-1921
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Soldier Information Cards - World War One
Scope and Content
A white index card containing name and military history of a soldier of Waterloo County.
  1 document
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Soldier Information Cards - World War One
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Item
Accession Number
WW1_E_004
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 and military history of a soldier of Waterloo County.
Storage Location
SIC WW1 Box 2
Name Access
Eagle, L.
Eagle, William
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
129th Battalion
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
Eagle, L. Enlisted with the 129th Battalion. William Eagle of Hespeler is his father.
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Date Range
1919-1921
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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 contains a red cross.
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Soldier Information Cards - World War One
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Item
Accession Number
WW1_E_035
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 cross.
Storage Location
SIC WW1 Box 2
Name Access
Elsley, Lloyd
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
129th Battalion
Place
Galt, Ontario, Canada [Place of education]
Geographic Access
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
Elsley, Lloyd Lieutenant. Belonged to the 129th Battalion. Educated at Galt Collegiate Institute. Killed.
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Date Range
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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_P_013
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 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 4
Name Access
Parker, William John
Parker, Margaret A.
Parker, Thomas Wilbur
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
111th Battalion
10th Battalion British Expeditionary Force
Place
Lens, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France [Place of death]
Republic of France, France, France [Place of military service]
England, England, United Kingdom [Place of military training]
Galt, Ontario, Canada [Place of education]
Fergus, Ontario, Canada [Place of birth]
Preston, Ontario, Canada [Place of education]
Waterloo, Ontario, Canada [Place of enlistment]
Geographic Access
Lens, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France
France
England
Galt, Ontario
Fergus, Ontario
Preston, 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
Parker, William John Signaller. Enlisted April 5, 1916 with 111st South Waterloo Battalion and transferred to 10th Battalion B.E.F. Methodist. Born in Fergus Dec. 21, 1893 educated at Preston School and at Galt Collegiate Institute. Single. He was in England from October 1916 to May 1917 studying to be a signaler. He went to France in May and was in action until he was killed August 15, 1917 at Hill 70. As he was going back to the communication trench he was hit in the neck and side by shrapnel and the wound proved fatal. His next of kin is Margaret A.Parker, Preston, Ontario. In two days' fighting previous to his death he kept up communications so well during the hard fighting that his superior officer recommended him for bravery. Thomas Wilbur Parker, Duke St., Preston, Ontario
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