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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. Card also includes a photograph and a red star.
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Soldier Information Cards - World War One
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Item
Accession Number
WW1_A_029
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 and a red star.
Storage Location
SIC WW1 Box 1
Name Access
Alison, Denis J.
Disch, Louis
Alison, William (Mrs.)
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
Mention-in-Despatches
2nd Canadian Pioneers
1st Division Signallers
Signal Company of Canadian Engineers
Place
Huy, Wallonia, Belgium [Place of military service]
Galt, Ontario, Canada [Birthplace]
Geographic Access
Huy, Wallonia, Belgium
Galt, Ontario
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
Alison, Denis J. Corporal. Enlisted with the Signallers Co. 2nd Canadian Pioneer Battalion on Sept. 30 1915. Roman Catholic. Born at Galt, Oct. 10, 1897; educated at Galt Separate School and Galt Collegiate Institute. Unmarried. He joined the 1st Division Signalling Co. at Huy, Belgium and has been on active service for 43 months. He is still in service. Has been mentioned in despatches. His mother, Mrs. William Alison, lives at 131 Wellington St., Galt. Louis Disch, 7 Front St., Galt.
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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 bears a photograph and a red slash.
  1 document
Part Of
Soldier Information Cards - World War One
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
WW1_A_030
Material Details
Cards
Physical Description
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
Scope and Content
A white index card containing the name, rank and military history of a soldier of Waterloo County. Card also bears a photograph and a red slash.
Storage Location
SIC WWI Box 1
Name Access
Alison, Thomas
Alison, William (Mrs.)
Walters, George
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
111th Battalion
Place
England, England, United Kingdom [Place of convalescence]
Lens, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France [Place of wounding]
Galt, Ontario, Canada [Place of birth, residence and enlistment]
Geographic Access
England
Lens, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France
Galt, Ontario
Notes
Thomas Norman Joseph Alison married 16 Feb 1925 in Galt. He died unexpectedly 18 Apr 1926 14 months after marriage of a cerebral hemorrhage (1 day) & Uraemia general convulsions (2 hours). He is buried in Galt, but a tombstone has not been found. His wife Edith Margaret Cooper b. 13 Feb 1909 in Galt, died 154 May 1975 Pontiac, Michigan never marrying again.
Copyright Status
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to Canadian law. No restrictions on use.
Reproductions
If you would like to obtain a digital or print copy of this image, please see KPL's Photographic Reproduction Policy at http://www.kpl.org/localhistory/photographs
Source Organization
Kitchener Public Library
Collection
Soldier Information Cards - World War One
Transcription
Alison, Thomas Private. Enlisted Dec. 1915 at Galt with Machine Gun Co. of 111th Battalion transferred to 13th Machine Gun Co. Roman Catholic. Born Jan. 20, 1895 at Galt, educated at Galt Separate School, Galt Collegiate Institute and St. Jerome's College, Kitchener. Unmarried. He was discharged April 14, 1919 and is at home with his mother, Mrs. William Alison, who lives at 131 Wellington St., Galt. He was gassed at Hill 70 and was sent to hospital in England. He served twenty-nine months. George Walter, 14 Kerr St., Galt.
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