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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.
Collegiate Institute. Unmarried. He joined the 1st Division Signalling Co. at Huy, Belgium and has been
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WW1_A_029
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Kitchener Public Library - Soldier Information Card Collection - World War One
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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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Alison, Denis J.
Disch, Louis
Alison, William (Mrs.)
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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]
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Huy, Wallonia, Belgium
Galt, Ontario
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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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WW1_A_078
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Kitchener Public Library - Soldier Information Card Collection - World War One
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A white index card containing the name, rank and military history of a soldier of Waterloo County.
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SIC WW1 Box 1
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Axt, Irwin Garfield
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Military life
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
Place
Hanover, Ontario, Canada [Place of birth]
Ieper, Flanders, Belgium [Place wounded]
Toronto, Ontario, Canada [Place of re-enlistment]
Kitchener, Ontario, Canada [Place of residence and enlistment]
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Hanover, Ontario
Ieper, Flanders, Belgium
Toronto, Ontario
Kitchener, Ontario
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Private Irvin Axt (Regimental/Service #7292/193257), enlisted on January 24, 1915 in Berlin, ON. He reenlisted on September 2, 1915 in Toronto, ON with the 92nd Battalion, Canadian Expeditionary Force. He was born on November 27, 1888 in Hanover, Grey County Ontario. His next of kin was listed as Conrad Axt (father) of 70 Edward Street in Berlin, Ontario. His mother's name was Ellen. At the time of his enlistment, he was not married and his trade was cabinet maker. His wartime records indicate that he had previous militia service with the 108th Regiment (3 yrs), 29th Regiment (3 yrs) and the 24th Calvary. He listed his religion as Methodist. His unit arrived in England on December 5, 1915 where he was transferred to the 17th Reserve Battalion. He arrived in France in March, 1916 where he was transferred to the 15th Battalion, Canadian Expeditionary Force. On June 3, 1916 Irvin was wounded by shrapnel and gun shots near Ypres, Belgium. He was in an overseas hospital for over 9 months. He was eventually convalesced home to Canada for additional medical treatment and subsequently discharged from service because of his wounds. Irvin and served in France and Belgium.
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Axt, Irwin His home is at 70 Edward St., Kitchener. Methodist.
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WW1_B_001
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Kitchener Public Library - Soldier Information Card Collection - World War One
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A white index card containing the name, rank and military history of a soldier of Waterloo County.
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SIC WW1 Box 1
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Babbs, George
Babbs, Cecil
Babbs, William Alfred
Babbs, Elizabeth
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
Western Ontario Regiment
1st Battalion
Place
Hoge, Flanders, Belgium [Burial place]
Zillebeke, Flanders, Belgium [Place of death]
Middlesex, England, United Kingdom [Birthplace]
Saint-Gabriel-de-Valcartier, Quebec, Canada [Place of enlistment]
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Hoge, Flanders, Belgium
Zillebeke, Flanders, Belgium
Middlesex, England
Saint-Gabriel-de-Valcartier, Quebec
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Babbs, George Sergeant. Regiment number 7234. Born March 15, 1884, Holloway-Middlesex, England, son of William Alfred and Elizabeth Babbs. Church of England. Enlisted with the Army, Canadian Infantry (Western Ontario Regiment), 1st Battalion at Val Cartier, Quebec on Sept 19, 1914. His division sailed on October 3, 1914 and arrived in England 10 days later. He was killed in action by an explosion of a mine at Zillebeke Sector on April 26, 1916. He is resting at Hooge Crater Cemetery, Belgium. Grave reference XVI.F.2. Next of kin, Cecil Babbs (brother) 66 Romilly Road, Finsbury Park, London, England.
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Babbs, George Sergeant.
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WW1_B_003
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Kitchener Public Library - Soldier Information Card Collection - World War One
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A white index card containing the name, rank and military history of a soldier of Waterloo County.
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SIC WW1 Box 1
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Bach, George Conrad
Bach, Andrew
Foerter, Mina
Bach, Anna M.
Bach, Earl J.
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
118th Battalion
Place
Breslau, Ontario, Canada [Burial place]
Buffalo, New York, United States [Place of residence]
Republic of France, France, France [Place of military service]
Flanders, Flanders, Belgium [Place of military service]
Wellesley, Ontario, Canada [Birthplace]
Kitchener, Ontario, Canada [Place of enlistment]
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Breslau, Ontario
Buffalo, New York, United States
France
Flanders, Flanders, Belgium
Wellesley (Village), Ontario
Kitchener, Ontario
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Bach, George Conrad Private. Regiment Number 751706. Born October 18, 1886 in Wellesley Township, Waterloo County, to Andrew Bach and Mina Foerter. Lutheran. He enlisted in Berlin, Ontario, on April 25, 1916, with the 118th Battalion, North Waterloo Overseas division. The 118th Battalion sailed from Canada January 1917 to England. The men were absorbed by the 25th Reserve Battalion of England and were the combat infantry at the front in France and Flanders. According to the 1920 US census, George was living in Buffalo, NY with his wife, Anna M. Bach and son, Earl J. Bach. George is buried at Memory Gardens Cemetery in Breslau, Ontario.
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Bach, George C. Private. He enlisted at Kitchener.
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WW1_B_010
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Kitchener Public Library - Soldier Information Card Collection - World War One
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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 cross.
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SIC WW1 Box 1
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Bagg, Arthur Fred
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
Queen's Own Rifles of Canada
Canadian Army Service Corps
255th Battalion
27th Battalion
Place
Bellecourt, Wallonia, Belgium [Place of death]
Hespeler, Ontario, Canada [Place of residence]
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Bellecourt, Wallonia, Belgium
Hespeler, Ontario
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Bagg, Arthur Fred Private. Enlisted with the 255th Battalion, Queen's Own Rifles. He was educated at the Galt Collegiate Institute. His home was in Hespeler, Ontario. He enlisted February 1, 1917 with the Canadian Army Service Corps and transferred to the 27th Canadian Battalion. He was killed instantly by a shell April 9, 1918 at Bellecourt.
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WW1_B_019
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Kitchener Public Library - Soldier Information Card Collection - World War One
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A white index card containing the name, rank and military history of a soldier of Waterloo County. The card also bears a red cross.
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Bain, David
Bain, Catherine
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Military life
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment), Army
29th Regiment
34th Battalion
1st Battalion
Place
Heuvelland, Flanders, Belgium [Place of burial]
Scotland, Scotland, United Kingdom [Birthplace]
Galt, Ontario, Canada [Place of enlistment and residence]
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Heuvelland, Flanders, Belgium
Scotland
Galt, Ontario
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Private David Bain, of the 1st Battalion, Canadian Infantry, was killed in action on October 13, 1915, at age 22. He is buried in St. Quentin Cabaret Military Cemetery in Heuvelland, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. He was the son of David and Catherine Bain of 43 Cedar Street, Galt, Ontario. Commonwealth War Graves Commission grave reference: I. C. 9.
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Bain, David Private. Was attached to the 29th Regiment and enlisted with the 1st Reinforcing draft of the 34th Battalion at Galt, January 13, 1915 He was born in Scotland and his next of kin is David Bain, 43 Cedar St., Galt.
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Baines, Bertie Charles

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Kitchener Public Library - Soldier Information Card Collection - World War One
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A white index card containing the name, rank and military history of a soldier of Waterloo County. The card also bears two red slashes.
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SIC WW1 Box 1
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Baines, Bertie Charles
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Military life
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment), Army
1st Battalion
Place
Ieper, Flanders, Belgium [Place of military service]
Saint-Gabriel-de-Valcartier, Quebec, Canada [Place of military service]
Festubert, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France [place of military service]
Salisbury, England, United Kingdom [Place of military service]
Galt, Ontario, Canada [Place of residence]
City of Peterborough, England, United Kingdom [Birthplace and residence]
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Ieper, Flanders, Belgium
Saint-Gabriel-de-Valcartier, Quebec
Festubert, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France
Salisbury, England
Galt, Ontario
Peterborough, England
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Baines, Bertie Charles Staff Sergeant. Enlisted August 7, 1914. With the 1st Canadian Infantry Battalion. Presbyterian. Born in Peterborough, England Sept. 12, 1893. Educated at Peterborough in the public and technical schools. Came to Canada in March 1910. Married and has one child. Address: 41 McNaughton St. Galt. Left Valcartier September 23, 1914, trained at Salisbury till February, 1915. Trenches February 28, 1915. Was through Neuve Chapelle, Ypres and Festubert. Wounded May 26, 1915. Shot in jaw also wounded in left arm and foot. Discharged February 19, 1916.
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Kitchener Public Library - Soldier Information Card Collection - World War One
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A white index card containing the name, rank and military history of a soldier of Waterloo County. The card also bears a red cross.
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Barker, George Charles
Barker, Henry
Barker, Mary
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
1st Battalion
Place
Blair, Ontario, Canada [Place of residence]
Cambridge, Ontario, Canada [Place of memorial]
Saint-Gabriel-de-Valcartier, Quebec, Canada [Place of enlistment]
Ieper, Flanders, Belgium [Place of death and burial]
Kingdom of Belgium, Belgium, Belgium [Place of military service]
Brentwood, England, United Kingdom [Birthplace]
Galt, Ontario, Canada [Place of employment]
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Blair, Ontario
Cambridge, Ontario
Saint-Gabriel-de-Valcartier, Quebec
Ieper, Flanders, Belgium
Belgium
Brentwood, England
Galt, Ontario
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Barker, George Charles Private. Regiment number: 7120 George served with the 1st Battalion (Western Ontario Regiment) in Belgium. He enlisted, and signed his attestation papers in September 1914 in Valcartier, Quebec when he was 19. He listed himself as a member of the Church of England. George was born on January 12, 1896 in Brentwood, Essex, England to Henry and Mary Barker. She was noted as his next of kin, living at Crookston Park, Blair, Ontario, as he was unmarried. On enlistment, he worked as a Buffer and Polisher at the Galt Brass Works, and had served for a year in the 29th Waterloo Regiment. There is some confusion about the details of his death, but he was listed as missing and presumed dead as of April 22, 1915 near Ypres (Vlamertinghe), Belgium. The Battalion had just arrived in Belgium when the Second Battle of Ypres began. The Germans attacked with the first large-scale use of chlorine gas. George is commemorated on page 4 of the First World War Book of Remembrance, as well as on the Menin Gate (Ypres) Memorial, Belgium (panel 10-26-28), and the Galt War Memorial in Cambridge, Ontario.
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Barker, George Charles Private. He was employed by the Galt Brass Works, Ltd. Galt.
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WW1_B_104
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A white index card containing the name, rank and military history of a soldier of Waterloo County.
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SIC WW1 Box 1
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Bell, James Thyne
Bell, Margaret
Bell, John
Bell, Robert Pedon
Bell, Roy Crawford
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
Military Medal
111th Battalion
Place
Blandford-Blenheim, Ontario, Canada [Birthplace]
Passendale, Flanders, Belgium [Place of military service]
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada [Place of landing upon discharge from military]
London, Ontario, Canada [Place of residence, death and burial]
Galt, Ontario, Canada [Place of residence and enlistment]
Geographic Access
Blandford-Blenheim, Ontario
Passendale, Flanders, Belgium
Halifax, Nova Scotia
London, Ontario
Galt, Ontario
Notes
James was born March 27, 1893, Blenheim Township and the son of John and Margaret Bell. He enlisted with the 111th in February 1916 in Galt, Ontario. His Attestation Papers describe him as 5'11" tall, with brown eyes, black hair and no distinguishing marks. James was Presbyterian in faith and was working as a hardware clerk. His 2 brothers, Robert Pedon and Roy Crawford also served. While overseas he served with the 1st Battalion, Canadian Machine Gun Corp. He was twice gassed and once slightly wounded while serving. James won the Military Medal for the assault at Passchendaele. He was promoted to Sergeant on February 22, 1918. James returned home aboard the Lapland which docked in Halifax in early March 1919. James was discharged March 21, 1919, London, Ontario. It is noted on these papers that he has scars on both shins. James married Florence Morgan in 1926 and they had one daughter. He worked as a salesman for the A.P. Green Fire Brick Company and the family lived in London, Ontario. He died here on January 13, 1943 and is buried at Mount Pleasant Cemetery, London.
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Bell, James Thyne Corporal. Enlisted with 111th Battalion and went overseas in 1916. He served eighteen months in France and was awarded the Military Medal for bravery. He is the son of Mrs. Margaret Bell, 32 Cameron St., Galt, Ontario. He enlisted with 111th Battalion at Galt, March 6, 1916. Born in Canada. Since his return he lives at 52 Rich Avenue, Galt.
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WW1_B_107
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Kitchener Public Library - Soldier Information Card Collection - World War One
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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 cross.
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SIC WW1 Box 1
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Bell, Patrick Joseph
Bell, Agnes
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
Place
Hespeler, Ontario, Canada [Place of residence]
Flanders, Flanders, Belgium [Place of military service and death]
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Hespeler, Ontario
Flanders, Flanders, Belgium
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Bell, Patrick Joseph Private. Died of shrapnel wounds in Flanders in October 1917 leaving a widow and child in Hespeler, Ontario. He had been in Flanders slightly over a year. Mrs. Agnes Bell, of Hespeler is his mother. He was employed by the R. Forbes Company Limited of Hespeler.
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