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Baird, Alexander Galt

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A white index card containing the name, rank and military history of a soldier of Waterloo County. Card also includes a photograph and two red slashes.
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WW1_B_026
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Cards
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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 two red slashes.
Storage Location
SIC WW1 Box 1
Name Access
Baird, Alexander Galt
Baird, Alex (Mrs.)
Baird, Jean M.
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
71st Battalion
Royal Air Force
10th Canadian Light Trench Mortar Battery
Place
Hespeler, Ontario, Canada [Place of residence]
Somme, Champagne-Ardenne, France [Place of military service]
Republic of France, France, France [Place of military service]
London, Ontario, Canada [Place of enlistment]
Galt, Ontario, Canada [Birthplace]
Geographic Access
Hespeler, Ontario
Somme, Champagne-Ardenne, France
France
London, Ontario
Galt, Ontario
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Baird, Alexander Galt Cadet. Enlisted October 2, 1915 at London with 71st Infantry Battalion. He transferred to 10th Canadian Light Trench Mortar Battery for service in France and then for commission in Royal Air Force. Presbyterian. Born at Galt, October 10, 1897 and educated at the Public School and Collegiate Institute of Galt. Unmarried. He was discharged February 6, 1919 and lives in Hespeler with his mother, Mrs. Alex Baird, Drawer M, Hespeler. He served overseas from April 11, 1916 to January 10, 1919. He was wounded at the Somme on November 18, 1916 and at Hill 70 on August 16, 1917. Jean M. Baird, Drawer M, Hespeler, Ontario.
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A white index card containing the name, rank and military history of a soldier of Waterloo County.
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WW1_B_104
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Cards
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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.
Storage Location
SIC WW1 Box 1
Name Access
Bell, James Thyne
Bell, Margaret
Bell, John
Bell, Robert Pedon
Bell, Roy Crawford
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
Military Medal
111th Battalion
Place
Blandford-Blenheim, Ontario, Canada [Birthplace]
Passendale, Flanders, Belgium [Place of military service]
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada [Place of landing upon discharge from military]
London, Ontario, Canada [Place of residence, death and burial]
Galt, Ontario, Canada [Place of residence and enlistment]
Geographic Access
Blandford-Blenheim, Ontario
Passendale, Flanders, Belgium
Halifax, Nova Scotia
London, Ontario
Galt, Ontario
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James was born March 27, 1893, Blenheim Township and the son of John and Margaret Bell. He enlisted with the 111th in February 1916 in Galt, Ontario. His Attestation Papers describe him as 5'11" tall, with brown eyes, black hair and no distinguishing marks. James was Presbyterian in faith and was working as a hardware clerk. His 2 brothers, Robert Pedon and Roy Crawford also served. While overseas he served with the 1st Battalion, Canadian Machine Gun Corp. He was twice gassed and once slightly wounded while serving. James won the Military Medal for the assault at Passchendaele. He was promoted to Sergeant on February 22, 1918. James returned home aboard the Lapland which docked in Halifax in early March 1919. James was discharged March 21, 1919, London, Ontario. It is noted on these papers that he has scars on both shins. James married Florence Morgan in 1926 and they had one daughter. He worked as a salesman for the A.P. Green Fire Brick Company and the family lived in London, Ontario. He died here on January 13, 1943 and is buried at Mount Pleasant Cemetery, London.
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Bell, James Thyne Corporal. Enlisted with 111th Battalion and went overseas in 1916. He served eighteen months in France and was awarded the Military Medal for bravery. He is the son of Mrs. Margaret Bell, 32 Cameron St., Galt, Ontario. He enlisted with 111th Battalion at Galt, March 6, 1916. Born in Canada. Since his return he lives at 52 Rich Avenue, Galt.
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A white index card containing name, rank and military history of a soldier of Waterloo County.
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WW1_C_207
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Cards
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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.
Storage Location
SIC WW1 Box 1
Name Access
Cranston, Earl
Cranston, Emiline
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
111th Battalion
Place
London, Ontario, Canada [Place of enlistment]
Canada, Canada, Canada [Birthplace]
Geographic Access
London, Ontario
Canada
Copyright Status
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Cranston, Earl. Private. Enlisted with the 111th Battalion at London, August 21, 1916. He was born in Canada and his next of kin is Mrs. Emiline Cranston, St. Helen's, Ontario.
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Durward, William Jolly

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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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WW1_D_159
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Cards
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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
Durward, William Jolly
Durward, Jane
Webster, Russell
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
111th Battalion
4th Battalion
Place
Montrose, Scotland, United Kingdom [Birthplace]
London, Ontario, Canada [Place of education]
Geographic Access
Montrose, Scotland
London, Ontario
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Durward, William Jolly. Pioneer. Enlisted January 4, 1916 with 111st Battalion and transferred to 4th Batt. Anglican. Born Jan. 30, 1888 at Montrose, Scotland educated at Montrose and also at Huron College, London, Ontario. Unmarried. While acting as a Lewis gunner during military operations in the vicinity of Abancourt on October 1, 1918 he was instantly killed by enemy machine gun fire. He spent several months in hospital with trench feet and rheumatics. His next of kin is Mrs. Jane Durward, Preston, Ont. Russell Webster, Preston, Ontario
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Lardner, Victor Alfred

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A white index card containing the name, rank and military history of a soldier of Waterloo County. Card also includes a photograph and red cross.
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WW1_L_023
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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
Custodial History
SIC WW1 Box 3
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 red cross.
Name Access
Lardner, Victor Alfred
Lardner, Alfred
Lardner, Alfred (Mrs.)
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
War casualties
World War One, 1914-1918
111th Battalion
4th Battalion
Military Convalescent Hospital, London
Place
London, Ontario, Canada [Place of death]
Waterloo, Ontario, Canada [Place of enlistment]
Hespeler, Ontario, Canada [Place of residence]
City of London, England, United Kingdom [Place of residence]
Geographic Access
London, Ontario
Waterloo (Regional Municipality), Ontario
Hespeler, Ontario
London, England
Copyright Status
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Lardner, Victor Alfred Private. Enlisted with the 111th Battalion of South Waterloo, November 16th, 1915 and was attached to "A" Company. He was a native of London, England but lived in Hespeler, Ontario for a number of years. His parents are Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Lardner of Hespeler. He died in December 1917 at a Military Convalescent Hospital in London, Ontario having passed his twenty-ninth birthday. He was transferred to the 4th Battalion.
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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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WW1_L_031
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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
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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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McCarthy, William Terence W.

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A white index card containing the name, rank and military history of a soldier of Waterloo County.
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WW1_M_014
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Cards
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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.
Storage Location
SIC WW1 Box 3
Name Access
McCarthy, William Terence W.
McCarthy, Frank
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
111th Battalion
Place
People's Republic of China, China, China [Birthplace]
London, Ontario, Canada [Place of enlistment]
Geographic Access
People's Republic of China
London, Ontario
Copyright Status
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McCarthy, William Terence W. Private. Enlisted with the 111th Battalion at London, January 16, 1916. He was born in China and his next of kin is Frank McCarthy, China Inland Mission, Chefoo, North China.
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Murray, Donald Robertson

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A white index card containing name, rank and military history of a soldier of Waterloo County.
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WW1_M_299
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Cards
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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
Murray, Donald Robertson
Murray, Katherine
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
111th Battalion
Place
London, Ontario, Canada [Place of enlistment]
Scotland, Scotland, United Kingdom [Birthplace]
Geographic Access
London, Ontario
Scotland
Copyright Status
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Murray, Donald Robertson Private. Was attached to the Imperial Forces and enlisted with the 111th Battalion at London, June 19, 1916. He was born in Scotland and his next of kin is Katherine Murray, 2 West Montgomery Place, Edinburgh, Scotland.
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Pattinson, Edwin Ward

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A white index card containing name, rank and military history of a soldier of Waterloo County.
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WW1_P_018
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Cards
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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 4
Name Access
Pattinson, Edwin Ward
Pattinson, Margaret Ann
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
111th Battalion
Place
England, England, United Kingdom [Place of birth]
London, Ontario, Canada [Place of enlistment]
Geographic Access
England
London, Ontario
Copyright Status
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Pattinson, Edwin Ward Private. Was attached to C.A.S.C. and enlisted with the 111th Battalion and London, June, 1916. He was born in England and his next of kin is Mrs. Margaret Ann Pattinson, 125 Langarth St. S., London, Ontario.
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WW1_Q_001
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Cards
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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 4
Name Access
Quail, David
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
111th Battalion
Coombe Home (Hespeler, Ont.)
Place
London, Ontario, Canada [Place of enlistment]
Hespeler, Ontario, Canada [Place of residence]
Éire, Ireland, Ireland [Birthplace]
Geographic Access
London, Ontario
Hespeler, Ontario
√Čire, Ireland
Copyright Status
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Quail, David Private. Enlisted at London, August 28, 1916 with the 111th Battalion. He was born in Ireland and was one of the boys from the Coombe Home of Hespeler. He was wounded.
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