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Findlay, Charles McGinnis

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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 name, rank and military history of a soldier of Waterloo County. Card also contains a red slash.
4, 1919. He served 19 months in France and was gassed and shell shocked. He is living at 61 Charon
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WW1_F_026
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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 name, rank and military history of a soldier of Waterloo County. Card also contains a red slash.
Storage Location
SIC WW1 Box 2
Name Access
Findlay, Charles McGinnis
Batte, James
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
10th Battalion Railway Construction Troops
Place
Republic of France, France, France [Place of military service]
Streetsville, Ontario, Canada [Birthplace]
Kitchener, Ontario, Canada [Place of residence]
Geographic Access
France
Streetsville, 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
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Findlay, Charles McGinnis Corporal. Enlisted Feb. 1, 1917 with 10th Battalion Railway Construction Troops. Presbyterian. Born at Streetsville, Jan. 7, 1884; educ. Streetsville. Discharged March 4, 1919. He served 19 months in France and was gassed and shell shocked. He is living at 61 Charon St., Kitchener. James Batte, 69 Shanley St., Kitchener.
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Soldier Information Cards - World War One
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A white index card containing name, rank and military history of a soldier of Waterloo County.
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WW1_G_003
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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 2
Name Access
Gallagher, Charles
Gallagher, James
Gallagher, Catherine
Gallagher, Charles (Mrs.), Gallagher, Chris
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
10th Battalion Railway Construction Troops
256th Railway
Place
Republic of France, France, France [Place of military service]
Winterbourne, Ontario, Canada [Place of residence and burial]
Donegal, Donegal, Ireland [Place of birth]
Kitchener, Ontario, Canada [Place of enlistment]
Geographic Access
France
Winterbourne, Ontario
Donegal, Ireland
Kitchener, Ontario
Notes
Private Charles Gallagher was born in Donegal, Ireland on February 8, 1882. He immigrated to Canada with his parents, James and Catherine in 1884, where they settled in Winterbourne, near Waterloo, Ontario. On January 13th, 1916, he enlisted with the Canadian Expeditionary Force at Berlin, Ontario and was placed into the 256th Q.S. Railway Construction Battalion. His ID was 751347. This Battalion soon amalgamated into the 10th Railway Construction Battalion. The Battalion mobilized at Toronto, and arrived in France on June 19th, 1917. Gallagher passed away on August 19, 1951 at the age of 69. On his attestation forms he is listed as Roman Catholic, however the 1911 Census records him as Presbyterian and he is buried in the Winterbourne Presbyterian cemetery. He is buried with his wife Mrs. Gallagher and son, Chris Gallagher.
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Gallagher, Charles Private. He enlisted at Kitchener.
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Hall, Frederick Charles

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Soldier Information Cards - World War One
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A white index card containing name, rank and military history of a soldier of Waterloo County.
, France and Belgium, 24 months in all. Ada Hall, 126 King Street East, Kitchener.
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WW1_H_033
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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 name, rank and military history of a soldier of Waterloo County.
Storage Location
SIC WW1 Box 2
Name Access
Hall, Frederick Charles
Hall, Arthur
Hall, Helena
Hall, Ada
McDonald, Mary
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
118th Battalion
10th Battalion Railway Construction Troops
Place
Republic of France, France, France [Place of military service]
Kingdom of Belgium, Belgium, Belgium [Place of military service]
England, England, United Kingdom [Birthplace and place of military service]
Kitchener, Ontario, Canada [Place of residence]
Geographic Access
France
Belgium
England
Kitchener, Ontario
Notes
Frederick was born in London, England on September 18, 1897 to Arthur and Helena Hall. He had one older brother, and eventually five younger siblings, two brothers and three sisters. In 1906 his family moved to Kitchener, Ontario, then Berlin. They had belonged to the Church of England and later joined the Church of the Holy Saviour in Waterloo. Frederick became a tinsmith like his father, and was a member of the 24th Grey's Horse militia. On November 6, 1915, at the age of 18, he enlisted in the 118th battalion. It came a day after his older brother Arthur's enlistment. Like his brother, Frederick later transferred to the 10th Canadian Railway Troops. He became a driver, serving 24 months in England, France and Belgium. On March 26, 1919 Frederick was discharged. He moved home to live with his widowed mother in Kitchener - his father had fought and died in Passchendaele. The following year he married Mary McDonald. Additional information for Frederick Charles Hall available in Grace Schmidt Room.
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Hall, Frederick Charles Driver. Enlisted November 6, 1915 with 118th Infantry Battalion. Transferred to 10th Canadian Railway Troops. Church of England. He was born in England and is unmarried. Discharged March 26, 1919 and lives with his mother at 126 King Street East, Kitchener. He served in England, France and Belgium, 24 months in all. Ada Hall, 126 King Street East, Kitchener.
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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.
Brubacher St., Kitchener. He served one year in Canada, four months in England and twenty months in France
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WW1_S_015
Material Details
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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 4
Name Access
Saunders, Frank H.
Robison, Florence
Winter, Lloyd A.
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
118th Battalion
Church of England
10th Battalion Railway Construction Troops
Place
Ilford, England, United Kingdom [Place of education]
Canada, Canada, Canada [Place of military service]
Kitchener, Ontario, Canada [Place of residence]
Republic of France, France, France [Place of military service]
England, England, United Kingdom [Place of military service]
London, England, United Kingdom [Birthplace]
Geographic Access
Ilford, England
Canada
Kitchener, Ontario
France
England
London, England
Copyright Status
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to Canadian law. No restrictions on use.
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Saunders, Frank H. Sergeant. Enlisted April 1, 1916 with 118th Battalion and transferred to 10th Battalion Canadian Railway Troops. Church of England. Born London, England, educated at Little Ilford. Married Florence Robison and has four daughters. He was discharged April 9, 1919 and is living at 21 Brubacher St., Kitchener. He served one year in Canada, four months in England and twenty months in France. Lloyd A. Winter, 124 Weber St. E., Kitchener.
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