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Bailey, Wilbert Rudolph

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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
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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.
  1 document
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Soldier Information Cards - World War One
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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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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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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_104
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.
Storage Location
SIC WW1 Box 1
Name Access
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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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. Card also includes a red cross.
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Soldier Information Cards - World War One
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Accession Number
WW1_B_114
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 red cross.
Storage Location
SIC WW1 Box 1
Name Access
Bender, Louis
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
Place
Bouchoir, Picardie, France [Place of burial]
Wellesley, Ontario, Canada [Place of memorial]
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada [Place of departure for military service in Europe]
Amiens, Picardie, France [Place of military service and death]
Byng, Ontario, Canada [Place of work]
Bamberg, Ontario, Canada [Birthplace]
St. Clements, Ontario, Canada [Place of residence]
Geographic Access
Bouchoir, Picardie, France
Wellesley (Village), Ontario
Halifax, Nova Scotia
Amiens, Picardie, France
Byng, Ontario
Bamberg, Ontario
St. Clements, Ontario
Notes
Bender, Louis Cornelius Private. Private Louis Cornelius Bender, son of Rosina Seck (Heck, Hecke) and Adam Bender, was born on a farm just outside Bamberg, Ontario on November 11, 1887. Louis was the 7th of 10 children. He was baptised Ludwig Bender on November 20, 1887 in St. Agatha Roman Catholic Church, St. Agatha, Ontario by Rev. J. Schweitzer. Sponsors for his baptism were Louis Strauss and Maria Strauss. Louis was working for Mr. J. Lister as a gas driller and lived in Byng, Ontario, when he enlisted in the Canadian Army on April 26, 1916. According to his Attestation Paper he was only 5' 31/2" tall, had a fair complexion, blue eyes and fair hair. His father Adam Bender is listed as next of kin. On October 31, 1916 Louis sailed from Halifax on the S.S.Caronia. He served with the 114th Battalion, Canadian Expeditionary Forces in Canada, Britain and France. Private Louis Bender fought in World War I in the Canadian Infantry Central Ontario Regiment in the 4th Battalion. He was recognized by his regimental number: 739340. Louis was killed in action on Friday, August 9, 1918, on the 2nd day of the Battle of Amiens. He was one of a Lewis Gun crew and was temporarily engaged on patrol work, when he was hit in the head by a bullet from the rifle of an enemy sniper and almost instantly killed at the Hindenburg Line. Louis was buried in Bouchoir New British Cemetery in Somme, France, Plot 2, Row A, Grave 32. He was bestowed with the British War Medal and Victory Medal. His name is on the Wellesley Cenotaph located in Linwood, Ontario. An extended version of this biography, prepared by the students of Megan Lowe's Grade 5 class of Forest Hill Elementary School (Kitchener), is available upon request in the Grace Schmidt Room of Local History.
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Bender, Louis Private. Killed in action. His home was in St. Clements.
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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.
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Description Level
Item
Soldier First Name
Bernard R.
Soldier Last Name
Brine
Rank
Private
Regiment
Highland Light Infantry of Canada
Accession Number
WW2_B_293
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
Brine, Bernard R.
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War 1939-1945
Highland Light Infantry of Canada
Place
Halifax [Hometown]
Galt [Residence]
Geographic Access
Halifax, Nova Scotia
Galt, Ontario
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Brine, Bernard [clipping] 11 Jun. 1940 Pte. B.R. Brine Bernard R. Brine, assistant in the circulation department of The Galt Daily Reporter for the past three years and in the employ of the paper for 11 years, left today to join his active service unit, the H.L.I. of C. Pte. Brine was born in Halifax, N.S., on Jan. 24, 1912 ans was educated in Halifax. He is married and has one daughter. His home is at 4 Beverly street. He joined the Reporter staff as a stereotyper and later worked in the circulation department. He signed up on June 7 with the H.L.I. of C., becoming the third in his family to join the army. Cpl. Louis Brine is with the 11th Field Ambulance, 2nd Division, and Pte. Edward Brine is with the R.C.R. of the 1st Division. They are his brothers. His father served in the last war. His religion is Roman Catholic.
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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.
  1 document
Description Level
Item
Soldier First Name
Edward
Soldier Last Name
Brine
Rank
Private
Regiment
Royal Canadian Regiment
Accession Number
WW2_B_294
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
Brine, Edward
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War 1939-1945
Royal Canadian Regiment
Place
Halifax [Hometown]
Galt [Residence]
Geographic Access
Halifax, Nova Scotia
Galt, Ontario
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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.
  1 document
Description Level
Item
Soldier First Name
Louis
Soldier Last Name
Brine
Rank
Corporal
Regiment
11th Field Ambulance, Royal Canadian Army Medical Corps
Accession Number
WW2_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
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
Brine, Louis
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War 1939-1945
11th Field Ambulance, Royal Canadian Army Medical Corps
Place
Halifax [Hometown]
Galt [Residence]
Geographic Access
Halifax, Nova Scotia
Galt, Ontario
Access Restriction
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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.
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Description Level
Item
Soldier First Name
Thomas J.
Soldier Last Name
Brine
Rank
Private
Regiment
Highland Light Infantry of Canada
Accession Number
WW2_B_296
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
Brine, Thomas J.
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War 1939-1945
Highland Light Infantry of Canada
Place
Halifax [Hometown]
Galt [Residence]
Geographic Access
Halifax, Nova Scotia
Galt, Ontario
Access Restriction
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
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Brine Thomas J [clipping] Galt 2 Aug 1940 Thomas J. Brine Pte. Thomas J. Brine enlisted with the H.L.I. of C. June 18, 1940, and is one of three brothers on active service. Ed Brine is in England with the R.C.R. and Louis is at Camp Borden with the 11th Field Ambulance, Pte. Brine was born at Halifax, N.S., and went to school there. He was a shipper at Newlands before enlisting. He is married, his wife and two children living at 51 Harris St. His religion is Roman Catholic. During the last war his father and two uncles saw active service.
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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.
  1 document
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Soldier Information Cards - World War One
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Accession Number
WW1_B_310
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
Bullock, Alfred John
Bullock, Thomas
Bullock, Thomas (Mrs.)
Bullock, Dorothy
Subject Access
Engineers
Military life
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
Western Ontario Regiment
Presbyterian
Place
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada [Place of military service]
Galt, Ontario, Canada [Place of residence post-war]
Doon, Ontario, Canada [Birthplace and place of education]
Geographic Access
Halifax, Nova Scotia
Galt, Ontario
Doon, Ontario
Copyright Status
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Bullock, Alfred John Sapper. Enlisted January 3, 1918 with Western Ontario Regiment and transferred to Canadian Engineers. Presbyterian. Born at Doon, Ontario, in 1885 and educated there. Unmarried. He was discharged March 16, 1919 and is living in Galt. Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Bullock are his next of kin. He served fourteen months, seven months of which were spent in Halifax. Dorothy Bullock, Preston, Ontario.
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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.
  1 document
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Soldier Information Cards - World War One
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Accession Number
WW1_G_006
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 name, rank and military history of a soldier of Waterloo County.
Storage Location
SIC WW1 Box 2
Name Access
Gambling, Edward A.
Gambling, Edward Alfred
Angell, Elizabeth
Gambling, James
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
29th Regiment
Place
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada [Place of immigration]
Greenwich, England, United Kingdom [Place of residence]
Sheerness, England, United Kingdom [Place of birth]
Preston, Ontario, Canada [Place of residence]
Cambridge, Ontario, Canada [Place of burial]
Kitchener, Ontario, Canada [Place of enlistment]
Geographic Access
Halifax, Nova Scotia
Greenwich, England
Sheerness, England
Preston, Ontario
Cambridge, Ontario
Kitchener, Ontario
Notes
Edward Alfred Gambling enlisted as a Private in Berlin, Ontario on January 25th 1915. His religion was Church of England and his trade was an engineer. Prior military experience included service with the 29th Regiment and four years with the 6th City of London Rifles Regiment. He became a Trooper in the 2nd Canadian Divisional Cavalry Squadron, part of the First Hussars Battalion. Born in England on December 15th 1879 in Sheerness-on-Sea, Sheppey, Kent, he was the oldest of several siblings. The family lived in Greenwich. On April 11th 1903 he married Elizabeth Angell, aged 24, at Greenwich East Christ Church. They and their children emigrated in 1912, arriving in Halifax, Nova Scotia and settling in Preston, Ontario. After the war the family continued to live in Preston where Edward worked for 32 years as an engineer for the local Public Utility Commission, retiring in 1952. Edward died on September 28th 1960 and is buried in Park Lawn Cemetery, Cambridge, alongside Elizabeth, his wife, who died in July 1958. As a past president of the local Canadian Legion, a Legion Plaque marks the grave. He was survived by a son, three daughters and four grandchildren as well as his brother James of Preston and a brother and two sisters in England.
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Gambling, Edward A Private. He enlisted from Preston and has returned there from service overseas.
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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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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
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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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