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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.
  1 document
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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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.
  2 documents
Description Level
Item
Soldier First Name
Frank
Soldier Last Name
Aigner
Rank
Lance Corporal
Regiment
Highland Light Infantry of Canada
Accession Number
WW2_A_002_D1
WW2_A_002_D2
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
1939 - 1946
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.
Name Access
Aigner, Frank
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War 1939-1945
Highland Light Infantry of Canada
Place
Waterloo
Geographic Access
Waterloo (Regional Municipality), Ontario
Access Restriction
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Soldier Information Cards - World War Two
Transcription
Aigner, Frank see also Aksim, Victor E. [clipping] 19 July, 1944 [image] WOUNDED - Lance-Cpl. Frank Aigner in Normandy with H.L.I. [clipping] 18 July, 1944 AIGNER, Acting Lance-Cpl. Frank John, son of Mr. and Mrs. Max Aigner, 16 Euclid Ave., Waterloo. Lance-Cpl. Aigner lost his right arm in battle. His parents had been out of town on a short holiday and were confronted by the news on their return yesterday. A telegram from the minister of national defence stated: "Acting Lance-Cpl. Frank John Aigner suffered an amputation of the right arm as a result of severe shell fragment wounds received in action, July 8, 1944." Further information is promised, when available. Cpl. Aigner, who is 22, enlisted with the H.L.I. in June, 1940, and went overseas a year later. He was employed at the Canada Barrels and Kegs Ltd. Born at St. Jacobs, he went to public school in Waterloo, and also attended the K-W Collegiate. [clipping] 27 Sept., 1944 Waterloo Man on Hospital Car LONDON, Ont., Sept. 27, 1944 (CP) - Casualty cases from the battlefields of France and Italy, 41 soldiers arrived here today aboard two hospital cars. They arrived in Canada recently aboard a hospital ship. Despite a pelting rain, a large crowd gathered to welcome them. Those who will remain in hospital here for further treatment include Lance-Cpl. F.J. Aigner, Waterloo; Pte. J. Hoshoian, Galt; Pte. W.W. Nichol, Preston. Lance-Cpl. Aigner, 22, suffered an amputation of the right arm as the result of severe shell fragment wounds received in action, July 8. He enlisted with the H.L.I. in June, 1940, and went overseas a year later.
[photograph] [KDRIS] [N] Ptd. Frank Aigner [HA] 16 Euclid Avenue [CO] Canada Barrel and Keg [PB] St. Jacobs [FME] none [PR] private [DE] June [UE] H.L.I. [MS] Single [S] [blank]
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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.
  1 document
Description Level
Item
Soldier First Name
W.T. "Bill"
Soldier Last Name
Aitken
Rank
Second Lieutenant
Regiment
"C" Company, Highland Light Infantry of Canada
Accession Number
WW2_A_014
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
1939 - 1946
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.
Name Access
Aitken, W.T. "Bill"
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War 1939-1945
"C" Company, Highland Light Infantry of Canada
Place
Galt
Geographic Access
Galt, Ontario
Access Restriction
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Kitchener Public Library
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Soldier Information Cards - World War Two
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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.
  1 document
Description Level
Item
Soldier First Name
Leo N.
Soldier Last Name
Albert
Rank
Private
Regiment
Highland Light Infantry of Canada
Accession Number
WW2_A_017
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
1939 - 1946
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.
Name Access
Albert, Leo N.
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War 1939-1945
Highland Light Infantry of Canada
Place
Preston [Hometown]
Kitchener [Residence]
Geographic Access
Preston, Ontario
Kitchener, Ontario
Access Restriction
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Soldier Information Cards - World War Two
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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.
  1 document
Description Level
Item
Soldier First Name
Frederick
Soldier Last Name
Alderman
Rank
Corporal
Regiment
Highland Light Infantry of Canada
Accession Number
WW2_A_019
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
1939 - 1946
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.
Name Access
Alderman, Frederick
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War 1939-1945
Highland Light Infantry of Canada
Place
Galt [Residence]
Geographic Access
Galt, Ontario
Access Restriction
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Soldier Information Cards - World War Two
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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.
  1 document
Description Level
Item
Soldier First Name
Clem
Soldier Last Name
Alexander
Rank
Lance Corporal
Regiment
"D" Company, Highland Light Infantry of Canada
Accession Number
WW2_A_021
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
1939 - 1946
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.
Name Access
Alexander, Clem
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War 1939-1945
"D" Company, Highland Light Infantry of Canada
Place
Galt [Residence]
Geographic Access
Galt, Ontario
Access Restriction
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Soldier Information Cards - World War Two
Transcription
Alexander, Clem [clipping] Aug. 16, 1940 Clem Alexander [image] Lance-Cpl. Clem Alexander was assigned to D company after enlisting on June 19th. He was born in Dundee, in Scotland, Oct. 6th, 1911. Educated in Scotland and in Galt. L.-Cpl. Alexander was a textile worker before his enlistment. He has had five years military training with the H.L.I. of C. His wife and three children are living at 21 Pollock Avenue, Galt. Lance-Cpl. Alexander had six near relatives in the last war, a grandfather, father and four uncles serving with the Royal Scots. He is Protestant in faith.
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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.
  1 document
Description Level
Item
Soldier First Name
Glen A.
Soldier Last Name
Allen
Rank
Private
Regiment
"D" Company, Highland Light Infantry of Canada
Accession Number
WW2_A_032
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
1939 - 1946
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.
Name Access
Allen, Glen A.
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War 1939-1945
"D" Company, Highland Light Infantry of Canada
Place
Thedford [Hometown]
Geographic Access
Thedford, Ontario
Access Restriction
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Kitchener Public Library
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Soldier Information Cards - World War Two
Transcription
Allen, Glen A. [clipping] 10 Aug 1940 GLEN A. ALLEN [image] Private Glen Adrian Allen was assigned to D Company of the H.L.I. of C. after enlisting on July 20th of this year. He was born in Thedford on May 22, 1904. He attended school in St. Thomas and worked as a worsted spinner prior to his enlistment. His wife, Mrs. Ruby Allen now lives in Preston. Two uncles, Billie Allen and Roy Barnes served in the Great War. Pte. Allen's religion is Anglican.
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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.
  1 document
Description Level
Item
Soldier First Name
Anthony
Soldier Last Name
Alonzo
Rank
Private
Regiment
1st Battalion, Highland Light Infantry of Canada
Accession Number
WW2_A_037
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
1939 - 1946
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.
Name Access
Alonzo, Anthony
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War 1939-1945
1st Battalion, Highland Light Infantry of Canada
Place
Brantford [Hometown]
Geographic Access
Brantford, Ontario
Access Restriction
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
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Soldier Information Cards - World War Two
Transcription
Alonzo, Anthony [clipping] Galt 1 Oct 1940 Anthony Alonzo [image] Pte. Anthony Alonzo enlisted H.L.I. of C. His wife is residing at 9 Selkirk street. His parents are Mr. and Mrs. Dominick Alonzo. Born at Brantford, Mar. 13, 1919, he attended school in that city and before enlisting he was in the fruit business in Brantford. His religion is Roman Catholic. Pte. Alonzo is attached to headquarters company.
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Date Range
1939 - 1946
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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.
. Anderson, son of Mr. and Mrs. A. C. Anderson, 438 Wellington street, Preston, joined th Highland Light
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Description Level
Item
Soldier First Name
Donald
Soldier Last Name
Anderson
Rank
Lieutenant
Regiment
Highland Light Infantry of Canada
Accession Number
WW2_A_039
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
1939 - 1946
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.
Name Access
Anderson, Donald
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War 1939-1945
Highland Light Infantry of Canada
Place
Preston
Geographic Access
Preston, Ontario
Access Restriction
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
Copyright Status
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Soldier Information Cards - World War Two
Transcription
Anderson, Donald [clipping] 30 Aug 1941 DONALD ANDERSON [image] n.d. Lieutenant Donald C. Anderson, son of Mr. and Mrs. A. C. Anderson, 438 Wellington street, Preston, joined th Highland Light Infantry of Canada (AF) on July 14, 1941, and is now stationed at the officer's training centre at Brockville and received his elementary education at Chatham. He attended Galt Collegiate Institute for 3 years and the Preston high school for two years. He was a member of 2nd Btn. H.L.I. of C. for a year. The young officer is well-known in Preston. Prior to his enlistment he was employed as an office clerk at the Eastern Steel Prodcuts for two years. He was a member of the Rover Scouts, Chicopee Ski Club, and the United Young People's Class. Active in sports, Lieut. Anderson was a member of the Preston basketball team which played in the Galt City League; he played rugby and hockey for the Preston high school teams and he was also a member of the school track team. He is a member of St. Paul's United church. Four uncles served during the Geat War. [clipping] Oct. 27, 1944 [image] Lt. D. ANDERSON WOUNDED SECOND TIME IN EUROPE Word that their son, Lieutentant Donald C. Anderson was severely wounded in action on October 20, presumably while serving in Belgium, was received last evening by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. A. Carman Anderson, Dover street, Preston. This is the second time Lieut. Anderson has been wounded since the invasion of Normandy. The message, from teh director of records, Ottawa, declares that "nature of second wounds are not yeat available, and will be forwarded as soon as received," and adds that he is 'in hospital." Lt. Anderson, serving with the H.L.I.of C., was in the thick of fighting in Normandy right from the start. He was first wounded in action while service in Normandy in July this year, receiving 17 pieces of shrapnel in the legs, arm and abdomen, and was in hospital in England for a period before returning to the front. At teh time he was first wounded he was the last of the original officers in charge of his company, all others having been put out of action or killed since the invasion opened June 6. [clipping] Nov 1, 1944 LIEUT. C. ANDERSON By Record Correspondent PRESTON, Nov. 1. - Lieut. Donald C. Anderson, son of Mr. and Mrs. A. Carman Anderson, Preston, reported severely wounded in action a second tmie, while serving in Belgium on Oct. 20, is now reported to have sustained a shel fragment wound of the left eye. Official word to this effect was received from the director of records last evening by his parents. The message added that further details would be forwarded when received.
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Date Range
1939 - 1946
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Soldier Information Cards - World War Two
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A black index card containing the name, rank, and military history of a soldier of Waterloo County. Card also includes a photograph.
. Anderson Highland light infantry of Canada |[clipping] 29 June 1943 [image] SERVING OVERSEAS – A group
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Description Level
Item
Soldier First Name
Joseph H.
Soldier Last Name
Anderson
Rank
Captain
Regiment
Highland Light Infantry of Canada
Accession Number
WW2_A_013_D1
WW2_A_013_D2
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
1939 - 1946
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.
Name Access
Anderson, Joseph H.
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War 1939-1945
Highland Light Infantry of Canada
Place
Kitchener
Geographic Access
Kitchener, Ontario
Access Restriction
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
Copyright Status
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Soldier Information Cards - World War Two
Transcription
Anderson, Joseph H. see also Aksim, Victor E. (over) [clipping] June 1940 [image] Lieut. J.H. Anderson Highland light infantry of Canada
[clipping] 29 June 1943 [image] SERVING OVERSEAS – A group of officers of the Highland Light Infantry are shown above watching an exercise of the Waterloo County unit during training in England. The officers are, left to right: Capt. J.M. Barclay, Belleville, Lieut. R.J. McCormick, Galt, Capt. A Stewart, Guelph, Lieut. W.A. Philip, Galt, and Captains T.H. Prest and J.H. Anderson of Kitchener.
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