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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_A_004
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5.5 cm (W) X 8.9 cm (H)
6.2 cm (W) X 10.1 cm (H) with mat/border
Language
English
Date Range
1919-1921
Citation
Kitchener Public Library - Soldier Information Card Collection - World War One
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A white index card containing the name, rank and military history of a soldier of Waterloo County.
Storage Location
SIC WW1 Box 1
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Abbott, James
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
Canadian Army Medical Corps
Place
Arrondissement du Havre, Haute-Normandie, France [Place of military service]
Hespeler, Ontario, Canada [Residence]
Strathroy, Ontario, Canada [Residence and burial place]
Ceatharlach, Carlow, Ireland [Birthplace]
Geographic Access
Arrondissement du Havre, Haute-Normandie, France
Hespeler, Ontario
Strathroy, Ontario
Ceatharlach, Carlow, Ireland
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Private James Abbott, Service No. 528517 Born in Carlow Ireland, James later resided at the Coombe Home in Hespeler, Ontario. He was a 22 year old student in Strathroy when he enlisted with the Number 2 Field Artillery Depot on 19 Jan 1916 at London Ontario. His next of kin was shown as Mrs. Emily Shepherd, sister, 56 Scollard Street, Toronto, ON on his attestation paper. He served in the Canadian Army Medical Corps at the CAMC Hospital at Havre, France. There, he became ill and was invalided to England with appendicitis. He returned to Canada and was discharged on 15 May 1919. James died on 26 May 1922 at the Byron Sanitarium. His death was attributed to a 'lingering illness' from the war. He is buried in the Strathroy Cemetery.
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Abbott, James Private Was one of the boys from the Coombe Home in 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_A_052
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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
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Kitchener Public Library - Soldier Information Card Collection - World War One
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A white index card containing the name, rank and military history of a soldier of Waterloo County.
Storage Location
SIC WW1 Box 1
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Antisell, Evans
Antisell, Thomas Christopher
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
71st Battalion
Place
Hespeler, Ontario, Canada [Place of enlistment and residence]
Éire, Ireland, Ireland [Birthplace]
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Hespeler, Ontario
Éire, Ireland
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Antisell, Evans. Private. Enlisted at Hespeler, Ontober 4, 1915 with the 71st Battalion. He was born in Ireland and his next of kin is Thomas Christopher Antisell, 45 Bath Ave., Dublin, Ireland. He was employed by the R. Forbes Company, Limited, Hespeler.
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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_A_053
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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 Project - World War One
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A white index card containing the name, rank and military history of a soldier of Waterloo County.
Storage Location
SIC WW1 Box 1
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Antisell, Monsell
Antisell, Thomas Christopher
Antisell, Thomas Christopher Monsell
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
18th Battalion
Coombe Home (Hespeler, Ont.)
Place
Stratford, Ontario, Canada [Place of enlistment]
Hespeler, Ontario, Canada [Place of residence]
Dublin, Dublin, Ireland [Birthplace]
Geographic Access
Stratford, Ontario
Hespeler, Ontario
Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
Notes
Antisell, Monsell. Private. Born Thomas Christopher Monsell Antisell in Dublin Ireland on April 24, 1895. He immigrated to Canada in 1911 and was one of the Coombe Home boys of Hespeler, Ontario. He enlisted in Stratford, Ontario with the 18th Battalion on October 27, 1914. His next of kin is Thomas Christopher Antisell who resides at 45 Bath Ave. Dublin, Ireland.
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Antisell, Monsell Private. Was one of the Commbe Home Boys of Hespler, 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_A_077
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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
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Kitchener Public Library - Soldier Information Card Collection - World War One
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A white index card containing the name, rank and military history of a soldier of Waterloo County.
Storage Location
SIC WW1 Box 1
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Austen, Edward
Austen, Elisa
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
111th Battalion
Place
Hespeler, Ontario, Canada [Place of enlistment]
Geographic Access
Hespeler, Ontario
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Austen, Edward Private. Enlisted at Hespeler, April 1, 1916 with the 111th Battalion. He was born in Canada and his next of kin is Mrs. Elisa Austen, 82 Essex St, Guelph, Ontario.
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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_B_010
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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 1
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Bagg, Arthur Fred
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
Queen's Own Rifles of Canada
Canadian Army Service Corps
255th Battalion
27th Battalion
Place
Bellecourt, Wallonia, Belgium [Place of death]
Hespeler, Ontario, Canada [Place of residence]
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Bellecourt, Wallonia, Belgium
Hespeler, Ontario
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Bagg, Arthur Fred Private. Enlisted with the 255th Battalion, Queen's Own Rifles. He was educated at the Galt Collegiate Institute. His home was in Hespeler, Ontario. He enlisted February 1, 1917 with the Canadian Army Service Corps and transferred to the 27th Canadian Battalion. He was killed instantly by a shell April 9, 1918 at Bellecourt.
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Baird, Alexander Galt

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Soldier Information Cards - World War One
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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
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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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Baird, Thomas Fleming

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Soldier Information Cards - World War One
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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.
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WW1_B_029
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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.
Storage Location
SIC WW1 Box 1
Name Access
Baird, Thomas Fleming
Baird, Alex (Mrs.)
Baird, Jean M.
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
Royal Air Force
Place
Hespeler, Ontario, Canada [Place of residence]
Galt, Ontario, Canada [Birthplace]
Toronto, Ontario, Canada [Place of enlistment]
Geographic Access
Hespeler, Ontario
Galt, Ontario
Toronto, Ontario
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Baird, Thomas Fleming 3rd Air Mechanic. Enlisted at Toronto May 26, 1918 with the Royal Air Force. Presbyterian. Born at Galt June 1, 1899 and educated at the Public and High Schools of Galt. Unmarried. He was discharged January 15, 1919 and lives in Hespeler. Mrs. Alex Baird, Drawer M. Hespeler, is his mother. He did not serve overseas. 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_032
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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
Baker, Douglas
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
Coombe Home (Hespeler, Ont.)
Place
Hespeler, Ontario, Canada [Place of residence]
Galt, Ontario, Canada [Place of residence]
Geographic Access
Hespeler, Ontario
Galt, Ontario
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Baker, Douglas Private. His home is in Galt. He was overseas. He was one of the boys of the Coombe Home of Hespeler.
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Baker, George William

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Soldier Information Cards - World War One
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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_034
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30.7 cm (W) X 25.5 cm (H) with mat/border
Language
English
Date Range
1919-1921
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Kitchener Public Library - Soldier Information Card Collection - World War One
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A white index card containing the name, rank and military history of a soldier of Waterloo County.
Storage Location
SIC WW1 Box 1
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Baker, George William
Morris, Theresa
Henry, Florence
Baker, Harold
Baker, Kory
Baker, George
Baker, Gladys
Baker, Helen
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
Canadian Expeditionary Force
87th Battalion
Coombe Home (Hespeler, Ont.)
Place
Guelph, Ontario, Canada [Place of burial]
Galt, Ontario, Canada [Place of residence]
Warkworth, Ontario, Canada [Place of enlistment]
Epsom, England, United Kingdom [Birthplace]
Hespeler, Ontario, Canada [Place of residence]
Geographic Access
Guelph, Ontario
Galt, Ontario
Warkworth, Ontario
Epsom, England
Hespeler, Ontario
Notes
Baker, George William Private. George was born on May 28, 1894 in Epsom, Surrey, England. He came to Canada on the ship "Southwark" in 1904 at age 10. He lived at the Coombe Home for boys in Hespeler. He enlisted at Warkworth, Ontario on Nov. 25, 1915 and served with the 87th Battalion Canadian Expeditionary Force. His next of kin was Mrs. H. Fairs of Tillsonburg. He married Theresa Morris Oct. 25, 1920 at Galt. They had 5 children (Harold, Kory, George, Gladys and Helen) and resided at 76 Beverly St., and later 39 Rich St.in Galt. He married Florence Henry later on in life, after his first wife passed away. He died August 3, 1956 and is buried in the Veteran's section of Woodlawn Cemetery in Guelph, Ontario.
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Baker, George Private. He was one of the boys of the Coombe Home, Hespler, Ontario.
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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_B_031
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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 1
Name Access
Baker, Girtle Louis
Baker, John
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry
World War One, 1914-1918
5th Company Princess Patricia Canadian Light Infantry
Place
Montréal, Quebec, Canada [Place of enlistment]
Hespeler, Ontario, Canada [Birthplace]
Limberg, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany [Place of internment and death]
Republic of France, France, France [Place of military service]
Souchez, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France [Place of burial]
Avion, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France [Place of capture]
Geographic Access
Montréal, Quebec
Hespeler, Ontario
Limberg, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
France
Souchez, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France
Avion, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France
Notes
Regiment number: 487385 He enlisted on December 3, 1915 at Montreal, Quebec. Baker was sent overseas with the 5th University Company and later joined the Princess Patricia's Light Infantry in the field on May 12, 1917. He was wounded and taken prisoner of war at Avion, July 3, 1917. He died in captivity on July 6, 1917. Private Girtle Louis Baker was the son of John and Frances Baker of Hespeler, Ontario. He was born on February 18, 1888 in Hespeler. He is buried in the Cabaret-Rouge British Cemetery in Souchez, France.
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Baker, Girtle L. Private. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Baker of Hespeler. Methodist. He enlisted with 5th Company Princess Patricia Canadian Light Infantry and had been in France two and a half years when he died of wounds at Lemburg Prison Camp, Germany on July 6, 1917. He was twenty-nine years of age.
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