Skip header and navigation

1 records – page 1 of 1.

Part Of
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.
  1 document
Part Of
Soldier Information Cards - World War One
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
WW1_B_245
Material Details
Cards
Physical Description
11 cm (W) X 6.8 cm (H)
12.4 cm (W) X 8.3 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
Bricker, William
Bricker, William Ralph
Bricker, Simon B.
Nichol, Sibella
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
Kitchener Collegiate Institute (Kitchener, Ont.)
118th Battalion
108th Battalion
Place
Kitchener, Ontario, Canada [Place of education]
Waterloo, Ontario, Canada [Birthplace and place of burial]
Geographic Access
Kitchener, Ontario
Waterloo (Regional Municipality), Ontario
Notes
Lieutenant William Ralph Bricker was born June 8th, 1894 in Waterloo, Ontario to Simon B. Bricker, a merchant and Sibella Nichol. He enlisted Feb 19, 1916. He was an accountant/book keeper at the time, of Presbyterian faith his father was his next of kin. His father's address is only given as King Street, Waterloo. He was 5 feet, 10 1/2 inches tall, with a dark complexion, brownish grey eyes, and brown hair speckled with grey. It seems that he first enlisted with the 108th regiment, then moved to the 118th Battalion on August 21, 1916. He passed away March 24, 1948 and is buried in Mount Hope Cemetery, Waterloo.
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
Bricker, William. He attended the Kitchener Collegiate Institute from 1907 to 1909.
Documents
Less detail