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Bailey, Wilbert Rudolph

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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.
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Part Of
Soldier Information Cards - World War One
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
WW1_B_017
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.
Storage Location
SIC WW1 Box 1
Name Access
Bailey, Wilbert Rudolph
Bailey, Clara
Walker, Lilian Dorothy
Crawley, Bertha
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
118th Battalion
Bramshott Camp
Royal Canadian Army Pay Corps
25th Reserve Battalion
26th Reserve Battalion
Young Soldiers' Battalion
Kinmel Camp (Rhyl, Denbighshire, Wales)
Place
Borden, Ontario, Canada [Place of military service]
Canadian Forces Base Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada [Place of military service]
Rhyl, Wales, United Kingdom [Place of military service]
Kitchener, Ontario, Canada [Place of enlistment]
Bramshot, England, United Kingdom [Place of military service]
Preston, Ontario, Canada [Place of residence]
London, Ontario, Canada [Place of military service]
Geographic Access
Borden, Ontario
Canadian Forces Base Halifax, Nova Scotia
Rhyl, Wales
Kitchener, Ontario
Bramshot, England
Preston, Ontario
London, Ontario
Copyright Status
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to Canadian law. No restrictions on use.
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Soldier Information Cards - World War One
Transcription
Bailey, Wilbert Rudolph Pay Sergeant. Enlisted with 118th Battalion at Kitchener, November 26, 1915. He is the son of Mrs. Clara Bailey, of Waterloo. He was born in Canada and received his education in Kitchener. Methodist. He transferred from the 118th Battalion to 25th Reserve Battalion to 26th Reserve at Bramshott and to the Young Soldiers' Battalion. He was born in 1893 and married Lilian Dorothy Walker. He went to London on May 22, 1916, moved to Camp Borden July 9, 1916, returned to London November 9, 1916. Then he went to Halifax, N.S. on January 26, 1917. He camped at Bramshott and Rhyl North Wales. He worked on the Canadian Army Pay Corps. He was discharged in London and is living in Preston, Ontario, Box. 106. Bertha Crawley, Preston, Ontario.
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Description Level
Item
Date Range
1916
Collection
Photograph Collection
Scope and Content
Black and white framed outdoor panoramic photograph showing a view of a military encampment, largely tents, taken from above. The photograph is labelled "Camp Borden", and is dated 1916. The photograph shows numerous tents and some wooden building structures. Several figures are seen throughout theā€¦
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Description Level
Item
Creator
Halpern, C., Photographer
Accession Number
P004047
Material Details
Photographs
Panoramic photographs
Physical Description
39.7 cm (W) X 16.2 cm (H)
44.7 cm (W) X 21.2 cm (H) with mat/border
Language
English
Date Range
1916
Date of Publication
1916
Scope and Content
Black and white framed outdoor panoramic photograph showing a view of a military encampment, largely tents, taken from above. The photograph is labelled "Camp Borden", and is dated 1916. The photograph shows numerous tents and some wooden building structures. Several figures are seen throughout the image.
Storage Location
Art Rack
Name Access
Halpern, C.
Camp Borden
Subject Access
Military camps
Military life
Military training
Panoramic photographs
Camp Borden
Place
Canadian Forces Base Borden, Ontario, Canada
Geographic Access
Canadian Forces Base Borden, Ontario
Notes
The image is in good condition. Some minor rippling can be seen under the glass.
Copyright Status
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to Canadian law. No restrictions on use.
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Kitchener Public Library
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Photograph Collection
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Canadian Expeditionary Force, 118th (North Waterloo) O.S. Battalion, 1 October 1916

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Item
Date Range
1 Oct 1916
Collection
Photograph Collection
Scope and Content
Black and white framed outdoor group panoramic portrait of the Canadian Expeditionary Force, 118th O.S. (North Waterloo) Battalion, at Camp Borden, near Angus, Ontario, on 1 October 1916. The image shows whole company lined up, with their band, offices and the their camping tents in the background.
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Description Level
Item
Creator
McDonald, Percy E., Photographer
Accession Number
P001322
Material Details
Photographs
Panoramic photographs
Physical Description
122.5 cm (W) X 24.5 cm (H)
128 cm (W) X 30 cm (H) with mat/border
Language
English
Date Range
1 Oct 1916
Date of Publication
1916-10-01
Scope and Content
Black and white framed outdoor group panoramic portrait of the Canadian Expeditionary Force, 118th O.S. (North Waterloo) Battalion, at Camp Borden, near Angus, Ontario, on 1 October 1916. The image shows whole company lined up, with their band, offices and the their camping tents in the background.
Storage Location
Art Rack
Name Access
McDonald, Percy E.
118th O.S. Battalion
118th (North Waterloo) Battalion - Canadian Expeditionary Force (CEF)
Subject Access
Group portraits
Military camps
Military personnel
Military training
Panoramic photographs
Soldiers
Place
Canadian Forces Base Borden, Ontario, Canada
Geographic Access
Canadian Forces Base Borden, Ontario
Notes
Officially authorised photograph by the Minister of Militia and Defence. Photographer: Percy E. McDonald - 45 Walnut St., Hamilton, Ontario. Photograph is in fair condition. Some water damage and general fading. Rippling under glass is showing.
Copyright Status
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to Canadian law. No restrictions on use.
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Source Organization
Waterloo Historical Society
Collection
Photograph Collection
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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 name, rank and military history of a soldier of Waterloo County. Card also included a photograph and a red cross.
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Soldier Information Cards - World War One
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
WW1_C_126
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 name, rank and military history of a soldier of Waterloo County. Card also included a photograph and a red cross.
Storage Location
SIC WW1 Box 1
Name Access
Clement, David Ward
Clement, E. P. (Mr.)
Clement, E. P. (Mrs.)
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
118th Battalion
Imperial Forces
5th Royal Highlanders
42nd Royal Highlanders
Place
Borden, Ontario, Canada [Place of military training]
London, Ontario, Canada [Place of military training]
Waterloo, Ontario, Canada [Place of education and enlistment]
Aire-sur-la-Lys, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France [Place of burial]
Republic of France, France, France [Place of military service and death]
Toronto, Ontario, Canada [Place of education]
Kitchener, Ontario, Canada [Place of birth and education]
Geographic Access
Borden, Ontario
London, Ontario
Waterloo (Regional Municipality), Ontario
Aire-sur-la-Lys, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France
France
Toronto, Ontario
Kitchener, Ontario
Copyright Status
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to Canadian law. No restrictions on use.
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Soldier Information Cards - World War One
Transcription
Clement, David Ward Aviation Gunner. Enlisted with 118th Battalion of North Waterloo as a private. He went with his Battalion to London, to Camp Borden and back again to London. He transferred to 5th Royal Highlanders of Montreal. After service in France he transferred again to 42nd Highlanders and last to the Imperial Aviation Corps. Methodist. He was born in Kitchener, September 2, 1897 and educated at the Public Schools of Kitchener and the Collegiate Institute of Kitchener and Waterloo. Also at St. Andrew's College, Toronto. He went overseas December 1916 and to France in February 1917. He served there with 42nd Highlanders until July 1917 when he entered the Imperial Aviation corps and qualified as Aviation Gunner and Observer. He was killed on Sunday, December 2, 1917 in a collision of flying machines in France. He was buried at Aire, Pas de Calais, France. Son of Mr. and Mrs. E. P. Clement, 51 Benton Street, Kitchener.
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Soldier Information Cards - World War One
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Date Range
1919-1921
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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.
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Soldier Information Cards - World War One
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
WW1_M_146
Material Details
Cards
Physical Description
9.8 cm (W) X 14 cm (H)
17.5 cm (W) X 22.7 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 3
Name Access
Martin, Fred
Martin, George
Martin, George (Mrs.)
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
Camp Borden
118th Battalion
Place
Borden, Ontario, Canada [Place of military service]
Kitchener, Ontario, Canada [Place of enlistment and residence]
Geographic Access
Borden, Ontario
Kitchener, Ontario
Copyright Status
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to Canadian law. No restrictions on use.
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Kitchener Public Library
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Soldier Information Cards - World War One
Transcription
Martin, Fred Private. He enlisted at Kitchener with the 118th Battalion and served with them at Camp Borden but was pronounced physically unfit to go overseas. He has since been married and lives in Kitchener. He is a son of Mr. and Mrs. George Martin, former keepers of the County House of Industry and Refuge.
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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 red slash.
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Part Of
Soldier Information Cards - World War One
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
WW1_M_207
Material Details
Cards
Physical Description
9.8 cm (W) X 14 cm (H)
17.5 cm (W) X 22.7 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 red slash.
Storage Location
SIC WW1 Box 3
Name Access
Miller, Armond
Miller, Adam
Miller, Adam (Mrs.)
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
Vimy Ridge
Passchendael
118th Battalion
Soldiers -- Wounds and injuries
64th Battalion
Place
Canada, Canada, Canada [Place of residence]
Winchester, England, United Kingdom [Place of military service]
Shorncliffe Camp, England, United Kingdom [Place of military training]
Salisbury Plain, England, United Kingdom [Place of military training]
Vimy, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France [Place of military service and wounding]
Passendale, Flanders, Belgium [Place of military service]
Guelph, Ontario, Canada [Place of military service]
Base des Forces canadiennes Borden, Ontario, Canada [Place of military training]
Kitchener, Ontario, Canada [Place of military training]
Geographic Access
Canada
Winchester, England
Shorncliffe Camp, England
Salisbury, England
Vimy, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France
Passendale, Flanders, Belgium
Guelph, Ontario
Base des Forces canadiennes Borden, Ontario
Kitchener, Ontario
Copyright Status
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to Canadian law. No restrictions on use.
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Kitchener Public Library
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Soldier Information Cards - World War One
Transcription
Miller, Armond Private. Pte. Armond Miller, son of Mr. and Mrs. Adam Miller, St. Jacobs, enlisted as a private in the 118th Battalion Oct. 6th 1915. He trained at Kitchener and Camp Borden, and transferred to the 64th Battalion at Guelph in Oct. 1916 and left for overseas on the Olympic, Jan. 12th 1917. He trained in England at Shorncliffe and Salisbury Plain and crossed to France on Sept. 15th 1917. He saw active service at Passchendaele and Vimy Ridge, where he was wounded on April 14th 1918 by a gunshot in the left arm. He was transferred to various hospitals in England and was at Winchester on Armistice Day 1918. He returned to Canada on the Olympic the 28th of June, and received his discharge Feb. 10th, 1919.
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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
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Soldier Information Cards - World War One
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
WW1_W_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
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 5
Name Access
Wahl, Laender
Subject Access
Medals
Military life
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
Camp Borden
135th Battalion
Place
City and Borough of Liverpool, England, United Kingdom [Place of departure]
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada [Place of departure and arrival]
Bramshot, England, United Kingdom [Place of training and military service]
Great Witley, England, United Kingdom [Place of training]
Carling, Ontario, Canada [Place of training]
Base des Forces canadiennes Borden, Ontario, Canada [Place of training]
London, Ontario, Canada [Place of enlistment]
Geographic Access
Liverpool, England
Halifax, Nova Scotia
Bramshot, England
Great Witley, England
Carling, Ontario
Base des Forces canadiennes Borden, Ontario
London, Ontario
Copyright Status
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to Canadian law. No restrictions on use.
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Kitchener Public Library
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Soldier Information Cards - World War One
Transcription
Wahl, Laender Sergeant. Sergeant Leander Wahl, son of Andrew Wahl of St. Jacobs, enlisted at London December 13th, 1915. He trained at Carling Camp and Camp Bordon. He left Halifax for overseas on August 22nd, 1916 on the Olympic. In England, he trained at Witley Camp and Bramshott,and served as Pay Sergeant for 135th Infantry Battalion, on Staff of Command Paymaster Liphook, Hauts, and Cashier C.A.P.C. Supply Sales Dept. Bramshott area. He received his stripes and four blue chevrons September 11th, 1916. He sailed from Liverpool August 17th, 1919, on the S.S. Belgic for Halifax, and received his discharge August 31st, 1919.
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