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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 the name, rank and military history of a soldier of Waterloo County.
Adams, George Private. He was overseas. He enlisted from Preston. Returned to Preston.
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Part Of
Soldier Information Cards - World War One
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
WW1_A_012
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
Adams, George
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
Place
Preston, Ontario, Canada [Place of enlistment and residence]
Geographic Access
Preston, Ontario
Notes
George Adams like his brother served. He was the son of William James Adams and Bridget Measures. b. 1898 in Hoxton, London, England. 1901 Census England, London, Shoreditch, St. Mary Hoxton Class: RG13 Piece: 271 Folio: 164 Page: 43. ______________ Buried Parklawn Cemetery in Cambridge. George Adams/ Gunner/ C.G.A. C.E.F./ 5 June 1977 Age 78./ [Legion Plaque]
Copyright Status
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to Canadian law. No restrictions on use.
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Source Organization
Kitchener Public Library
Collection
Soldier Information Cards - World War One
Transcription
Adams, George Private. He was overseas. He enlisted from Preston. Returned to Preston.
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Adams, William Charles

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Description Level
Item
Date Range
1939 - 1946
Collection
Soldier Information Cards - World War Two
Scope and Content
A black index card containing the name, rank, and military history of a soldier of Waterloo County. Card also includes a photograph.
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Description Level
Item
Soldier First Name
William Charles
Soldier Last Name
Adams
Rank
n/a
Regiment
Highland Light Infantry of Canada
Accession Number
WW2_A_008
Material Details
Cards
Physical Description
21 cm (W) X 15.5 cm (H)
21.5 cm (W) X 16.6 cm (H) with mat/border
Language
English
Date Range
1939 - 1946
Date of Publication
1946
Citation
Kitchener Public Library - Soldier Information Card Collection - World War Two
Scope and Content
A black index card containing the name, rank, and military history of a soldier of Waterloo County. Card also includes a photograph.
Storage Location
World War Two - SIC box 1
Name Access
Adams, William C.
Adams, C.R.
Adams, Wm.
Adams, George.
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War 1939-1945
Place
Preston, Ontario, Canada [Place of birth]
Geographic Access
Preston, Ontario
Copyright Status
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to Canadian law. No restrictions on use.
Source Organization
Kitchener Public Library
Collection
Soldier Information Cards - World War Two
Transcription
Adams, William C. Wm. Adams July 1940 William Charles Adams enlisted with the H.L.I. of C. on June 4, 1940. He was born at Preston Feb. 20, 1920 and was a shoeworker before joining up. His father, C.R. Adams, served in the 34th battalion in the last war and two uncles and his grandfather also saw active service. One uncle, Wm. Adams, was killed in action and the other uncle, Geoerge Adams is now in the Home Guard in Windsor. He holds the rank of acting sergeat. His religion is Anglican. He had been with the regiment a year before it went on active service.
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