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Soldier Information Cards - World War One
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1919-1921
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Soldier Information Cards - 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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Soldier Information Cards - World War One
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Accession Number
WW1_B_003
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Cards
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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.
Storage Location
SIC WW1 Box 1
Name Access
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]
Geographic Access
Breslau, Ontario
Buffalo, New York, United States
France
Flanders, Flanders, Belgium
Wellesley (Village), Ontario
Kitchener, Ontario
Notes
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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Soldier Information Cards - World War One
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Bach, George C. Private. He enlisted at Kitchener.
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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.
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Item
Soldier First Name
J.G.
Soldier Last Name
Bergey
Rank
Corporal
Regiment
n/a
Accession Number
WW2_B_160
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
Bergey, J.G.
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War 1939-1945
n/a
Place
Breslau [Residence]
Geographic Access
Breslau, Ontario
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Bergey, J.G. [clipping] 5 Jun 1945 BRESLAU MAN RETURNS [image] His head in a cast due to injuries received when the jeep in which he was riding in Germany overturned, Cpl. J. G. Bergey, of Breslau, is welcomed on his arrival at London, Ont., from overseas. From left to right are, his wife, Cpl. Bergey, and his mother, Mrs. J. C. Bergey, of New Dundee.
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Soldier Information Cards - 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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Soldier Information Cards - World War One
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Accession Number
WW1_B_258
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Cards
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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
Brohman, Charles
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
Place
Breslau, Ontario, Canada [Place of residence]
Geographic Access
Breslau, Ontario
Copyright Status
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to Canadian law. No restrictions on use.
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Brohman, Charles. Private. His home is at Breslau, R.R.I.
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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.
  1 document
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Item
Soldier First Name
W.C.
Soldier Last Name
Brohman
Rank
n/a
Regiment
Royal Canadian Artillery
Accession Number
WW2_B_308
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
Brohman, W.C.
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War 1939-1945
Royal Canadian Artillery
Place
Kitchener [Hometown]
Breslau [Residence]
Geographic Access
Kitchener, Ontario
Breslau, Ontario
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(photograph) Gnr. W. C. Brohman (KDRIS) (N) Gnr. W.C. Brohman (HA) Breslau (CO) (blank) (PB) Kitchener Sept 24 192? (FME) (blank) (PR) (blank) (DE) Aug 17/1942 (UE) R.C.A. (MS) Single (S) Gnr. W. C. Brohman
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Soldier Information Cards - World War One
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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
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Accession Number
WW1_B_295
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
Bruder, Joseph
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
Place
Breslau, Ontario, Canada [Place of residence]
Geographic Access
Breslau, Ontario
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Public domain: Copyright has expired according to Canadian law. No restrictions on use.
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Bruder, Joseph. Private. His home is at Breslau, R.R.I.
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Soldier Information Cards - 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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Soldier Information Cards - World War One
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Accession Number
WW1_B_314
Material Details
Cards
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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
Bullock, J. R.
Bullock, James Russell
Mathews, Elizabeth A.
Bullock, George Edward
Woodley, Beatrice Jean G.
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
Place
Doon, Ontario, Canada [Birthplace]
Preston, Ontario, Canada [Place of enlistment and residence]
Breslau, Ontario, Canada [Place of burial]
Geographic Access
Doon, Ontario
Preston, Ontario
Breslau, Ontario
Notes
Private James Russell Bullock also known as Russell, was born 11 July 1897 at Doon, Waterloo County, Ontario. He was the son of Elizabeth A. Mathews and George Edward Bullock of Preston, Ontario. While living in Preston, James received a Military Service Act Letter Numbered 756335-AC drafting him. After receiving his draft notification, he enlisted at London, Ontario on 14 March 1918. Although James did not go overseas, he was attached to the 1st M.D. 1st Depot Battalion, W.O.R. under Regimental No. 3131173. At the time of enlistment in 1918, James was single, a shoe finisher, 5' 8 ½", with a chest of 32", fair complexion, blue eyes, light brown hair and a Presbyterian. His next of kin was his father George Bullock of Preston, Ontario. By 1921 James was still single, working as a finisher and living with his parents on Hedley Street, Preston, Ontario. In July 1929 while still living in Preston, Ontario, James Russell Bullock married Beatrice Jean G. Woodley in Preston, Ontario. James died 10 December 1962 and is buried at Memory Gardens, Breslau, Ontario.
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Bullock, R. J. Private. He enlisted from Preston but did not get overseas. He was drafted.
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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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Soldier Information Cards - World War One
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WW1_B_321
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Cards
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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
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Burjetz, John
Burgetz, John Joseph
Burgetz, Allan
Weinstein, Julia Catherine
Buehler, Lucinda
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
R. Forbes Company (Hespeler, Ont.)
Place
Hespeler, Ontario, Canada [Place of employment]
Breslau, Ontario, Canada [Place of burial]
Bloomingdale, Ontario, Canada [Place of marriage]
Kitchener, Ontario, Canada [Birthplace]
Geographic Access
Hespeler, Ontario
Breslau, Ontario
Bloomingdale, Ontario
Kitchener, Ontario
Notes
Private John Joseph Burgetz was born in Kitchener, Ontario on November 11, 1895 to Allan Burgetz and Julia Catherine Weinstein of R.R.#3, Kitchener, Ontario. He was drafted January 7, 1918. At the time he was a single Mennonite and a farmer, still living at his family's farm. His next of kin was his father Allan. He had a medium complexion, brown eyes and brown hair. He was only 5 feet, 1/4 inch tall. His military service act letter and number were 741043 AC. After the war, he married Lucinda Buehler on February 11, 1925 in Bloomingdale. The two had five children: Margaret, Alice, Reginald, Harold and Kenneth. John and Lucinda operated a gardening business and had a stand at the Kitchener Farmer's Market. He passed away sometime after Lucinda did (1958) and they are buried at the Memorial Gardens near Breslau, Ontario.
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Burjetz, John. Private. He was employed by the R. Forbes Company, Limited of Hespeler.
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Soldier First Name
Donald
Soldier Last Name
Burkholder
Rank
Private
Regiment
South Saskatchewan Regiment
Accession Number
WW2_B_376
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
Burkholder, Donald
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War 1939-1945
South Saskatchewan Regiment
Place
Breslau [Residence]
Geographic Access
Breslau, Ontario
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Burkholder, Donald [clipping] n.d. [image]Pte. Donald Burkholder, of Breslau [clipping] Record 1944 Overseas Month By Record Correspondent Breslau, Aug. 16.-Mrs. Clarence Burkholder received word last night that her son Pte. Donald Burkholder was wounded, fighting in France on Aug. 8. Extent of the injuries was not mentioned in the telegram but further information was promised. Burkholder, who will be 20 on Saturday, enlisted in January of this year, and has been overseas a month. He trained at Chatham and Ipperwash. The young soldier worked at the Sunshine plant in Waterloo before enlisting. He was born in Breslau and has lived here all his life. His father serves with the Veterans' Guard in Northern Ontario. In a letter written to his mother on Aug. 8 and received by her Saturday he intimated he was well at that time. [clipping] Record 1944 Pte. D. R. Burkholder By Record Correspondent Breslau, Nov. 7.- Pte. Donald R. Burkholder, 20, only son of Cpl.and Mrs. Clarence Burkholder, died of wounds received in action in Holland on Oct. 29, his mother was informed yesterday. He was serving with the South Saskatchewan Regiment. Donald was born in Breslau and spent his entire life in the village, receiving his education at the local school. Prior to enlistment he was an employee of the Sunshine Waterloo Co. Ltd. He enlisted in January of this year and trained at Chatham and Ipperwash before going overseas in July. On Aug. 8 he received sharpnel wounds in the leg while in action in France, and was taken back to England but returned to his duties in France on Sept. 18. Only a short time ago Donald and another local man, Pte. Simon Heer of the Medical Corps, met in Belgium. From Belgium he proceeded to Holland. Donald's father is with the Veterans' Guards, stationed at Monteith. He served for over three years overseas in the First World War. Besides his parents one sister, Margaret, survives.
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Cressman, Aulton Private. He enlisted at Kitchener. His home was in Breslau, Ontario.
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WW1_C_214
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Cards
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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 name, rank and military history of a soldier of Waterloo County.
Storage Location
SIC WW1 Box 1
Name Access
Cressman, Aulton
Bast, Elizabeth
Cressman, Moses
Snyder, Lovina
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
256th Battalion
Place
London, Ontario, Canada [Place of burial]
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada [Place of residence]
Kitchener, Ontario, Canada [Place of enlistment]
Breslau, Ontario, Canada [Place of residence]
Geographic Access
London, Ontario
Hamilton, Ontario
Kitchener, Ontario
Breslau, Ontario
Notes
Private Aulton Cressman was born on Jun. 12th 1892, in Breslau, Ontario. He was Mennonite. He enlisted at Berlin, Ontario on Dec. 23rd 1915, and served in the 118th battalion. He was later transferred to the 256th battalion, which then became the 10th battalion of Canadian Railway Troops, Canadian Expeditionary Force. After the war he returned to Waterloo, Ontario and married Elizabeth Bast on Feb. 25th, 1926. He later moved to Hamilton, Ontario. He died in 1966 and was buried in London, Ontario. His next of kin are Moses Cressman (father) and Lovina Snyder (mother).
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Cressman, Aulton Private. He enlisted at Kitchener. His home was in Breslau, Ontario.
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Item
Soldier First Name
R.W.
Soldier Last Name
Erb
Rank
Leading Aircraftman
Regiment
Royal Canadian Air Force
Accession Number
WW2_E_067
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
Erb, R.W.
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War 1939-1945
Royal Canadian Air Force
Place
Breslau [Residence]
Geographic Access
Breslau, Ontario
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Erb, R.W See also Boehmer, G.A. Photo provided LAC. R.W.Erb of Bresleau (Breslau), Ont., is shown here as he was presented with wings by Canada's governor general, the Earl of Athlone, when a class of Royal Canadian Air Force air navigators graduated from No.1 Air Observer School at Malton, Ont., Thursday, Nov 5.
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