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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.
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Soldier Information Cards - World War One
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Item
Accession Number
WW1_C_020
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.
Storage Location
SIC WW1 Box 1
Name Access
Campbell, Noel S.
Campbell, Dorothy M.
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
18th Battalion
Canadian Machine Gun Corps
Place
Galt, Ontario, Canada [Place of education]
Niles, Ohio, United States [Place of education and residence]
Republic of France, France, France [Place of military service]
Cleveland, Ohio, United States [Place of education and residence]
Preston, Ontario, Canada [Place of residence]
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada [Place of education and residence]
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada [Birthplace]
Geographic Access
Galt, Ontario
Niles, Ohio, United States
France
Cleveland, Ohio, United States
Preston, Ontario
Ottawa, Ontario
Winnipeg, Manitoba
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
Campbell, Noel S. Private. Enlisted November 22, 1915 with 4th Brigade Trench Motor Battery. Presbyterian. Born in Winnipeg, Manitoba and educated at Ottawa; Niles, Ohio; Cleveland, Ohio; Preston, Ont. and Galt Collegiate Institute. Discharged March 22, 1919 and is living at Preston. Ontario. Went overseas September 1916, to France September 1917 to 18th Battalion then to 4th Brigade Machine Gun Corps and then to 4th Brigade Y.M.B. Wounded and gassed August 28, 1918. Dorothy M. Campbell, Preston, Ontario.
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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 the name, rank 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_D_025
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 the name, rank and military history of a soldier of Waterloo County.
Storage Location
SIC WW1 Box 1
Name Access
Davey, Edwin
Davey, William Thomas
Davey, Louisa
Davey, Annie
Davey, Louisa Jane
Davey, Pollie
Cocking, Alice Maud
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
18th Battalion
Place
Brantford, Ontario, Canada [Place of marriage]
Republic of France, France, France [Place of military service]
Falmouth, England, United Kingdom [Place of residence]
Galt, Ontario, Canada [Place of enlistment]
Preston, Ontario, Canada [Place of residence]
County of Cornwall, England, United Kingdom [Birthplace]
Geographic Access
Brantford, Ontario
France
Falmouth, England
Galt, Ontario
Preston, Ontario
Cornwall County, England
Notes
Edwin Davey was born in Carharrack, Cornwall, England, on 27 March 1892, the son of William Thomas Davey and Louisa Davey. In the 1911, he was living at 2 Tresawna Terrace, Falmouth with three sisters: Annie (born 1886); Louisa Jane (born 1889); and Pollie (born 1894). Edwin's occupation was listed in the census as Engine-Smith's Apprentice. He emigrated to Canada on board the Allan Lineship "Corinthian" in June 1913. Edwin enlisted in Galt on 23 Oct 1914. He was unmarried and his sister, Annie Davey, was his next of kin. She was living at 68 Wampole St., Falmouth in England. Edwin states he has previous military experience and belonged to an active militia but no details are given. Edwin had a dark complexion, blue eyes, dark hair and was 5ft 8 in height. His religion was Anglican (Church of England). The 18th Battalion embarked for Great Britain in April 1915 and fought in France and Flanders from Sept 1915 until the end of the war. It was finally disbanded in Sept 1920. In 1922, Edwin Davey, Blacksmith, crossed the border into Michigan, he was looking for work and stated that he had no relatives in Canada. He appears to have returned to Canada, as on 30 July, 1923, Edwin Davey, occupation Blacksmith, married Alice Maud Cocking at Grace Church, Brantford. Edwin Davey became a naturalized U.S. citizen on 24 April 1928 by the Detroit District Court.
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
Davey, Edwin. Private. He enlisted from Preston and has returned there from service overseas.
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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.
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Soldier Information Cards - World War One
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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.
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Kitchener Public Library
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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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