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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. Card also includes a photograph of Robert Ainslie and a red slash.
Ainslie, Robert Sapper Enlisted October 1, 1915 with 2nd Pioneers and transferred to 9th
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Soldier Information Cards - World War One
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
WW1_A_018
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. Card also includes a photograph of Robert Ainslie and a red slash.
Storage Location
SIC WW1 Box 1
Name Access
Ainslie, Robert
Ainslie, Jean
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
2nd Pioneers
9th Engineers
Place
Alloa, Scotland, United Kingdom [Birthplace]
Republic of France, France, France [Place of military service]
England, England, United Kingdom [Place of military service]
Galt, Ontario, Canada [Place of residence]
Geographic Access
Alloa, Scotland
France
England
Galt, Ontario
Notes
Robert Ainslie and his wife Annie Bauchop are buried in Mount View Cemetery, Cambridge. He is buried with his son who also served in the Military in World War Two. The headstone in Mount View Cemetery reads: Ainslie/ Robert Ainslie/ 1882-1962/ Annie Bauchop his wife/ 1884-1931/ Robert (Scotty) Ainslie/ 1904-1948/ (Veteran's cross)/ [A] Father/ [B] Mother/ Annie Bauchop/ 1884-1931/ [C] Scotty /. Robert Ainslie worked as a maltman and was married in 1904 in Sauchie, Alloa, Clackmannan, Scotland before coming to Canada. The Scottish Marriage Registration of 5 Feb 1904 states the the marriage was conducted at Sauchie, Alloa, after Banns according to the Forms of the Church of Scotland, by George Murray, Minister, between Robert Ainslie, 21, bachelor, maltman, 16 Primrose Street, Alloa, and Annie Bauchop, 19, spinster, millworker, Fairfield, Sauchie, Alloa. Witnesses were given as: David Ainslie and Mary Bauchop. The marriage was registered on 8 February 1904, at Alloa, by Ross Grant, Registrar in the Parish of Alloa in the County of Clackmannan, (Registration District 465/A, Entry 19.)
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
Ainslie, Robert Sapper Enlisted October 1, 1915 with 2nd Pioneers and transferred to 9th Engineers. Presbyterian. Born March 31, 1882 in Alloa, Scotland, educated and married in Scotland. He has four children. He was discharged March 30, 1919 and lives at 100 Victoria Avenue, Galt, Ontario. He went to England December 14, 1915 and to France on March 8, 1916. He was wounded in June 1916. Jean Ainslie, 100 Victoria Ave., Galt.
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