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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.
Aitkin, George James Lieutenant. Was attached to 29th Regiment and enlisted with the 111th
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Soldier Information Cards - World War One
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
WW1_A_022
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
Aitkin, George James
Aitkin, Nellie Pringle
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
111th Battalion
29th Regiment
Place
Galt, Ontario, Canada [Place of residence]
Galt, Ontario, Canada [Place of enlistment]
Geographic Access
Galt, Ontario
Notes
George James Aikin was born 5 Oct 1891 in Galt the son of George Aikin and Nellie Pringle S. Dunn. He was an office clerk in Galt in 1911 and by 1923 was an insurance clerk in Galt. He married Jessie Helen McMurty 6 Jun 1923 in Galt. Both were killed in an automobile accident 17 Feb 1968 as passengers in a car driven by a relative who survived. George James Aitkin Event Type: Birth Event Date: 05 Oct 1891 Event Place: Galt, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada Father's Name: George Aitkin Mother's Name: Nellie Dunn Birth Reg. No. 40226 _______________ George James Aitkin, 31, Insurance Clerk, b. Galt, res. 113 West Main St. S., son of George Aitkin (born. Scotland) and Nellie P. Dunn Married Jessie Helen McMurtry, 26, Nurse, b. Galt, res. 22 Lansdown Rd. N., daughter of William J. McMurtry (born. Bowmanville) and Jessie D. Carrick, Witness(es) Allen Alexander and Edna M ? M. Hutchison both of Smithville, 6 June 1923 in Galt. Marriage Reg. No. 21850 ______________ AITKEN/ In loving memory of/ George James Aitken/ Oct. 5, 1891 - Feb. 17, 1968/ his wife/ Jessie Helen McMurtry/ Mar. 20, 1897 - Feb. 17, 1968 Mount View Cemetery Galt
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
Aitkin, George James Lieutenant. Was attached to 29th Regiment and enlisted with the 111th Battalion at Galt, May 11, 1916. He was born in Canada and his next of kin is Mrs. Nellie Pringle Aitkin, 113 West Main St. S., Galt. Presbyterian.
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