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Soldier Information Cards - World War One
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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.
Abbott, James Private Was one of the boys from the Coombe Home in Hespeler, Ontario.
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Soldier Information Cards - World War One
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Accession Number
WW1_A_004
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Cards
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5.5 cm (W) X 8.9 cm (H)
6.2 cm (W) X 10.1 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
Abbott, James
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
Canadian Army Medical Corps
Place
Arrondissement du Havre, Haute-Normandie, France [Place of military service]
Hespeler, Ontario, Canada [Residence]
Strathroy, Ontario, Canada [Residence and burial place]
Ceatharlach, Carlow, Ireland [Birthplace]
Geographic Access
Arrondissement du Havre, Haute-Normandie, France
Hespeler, Ontario
Strathroy, Ontario
Ceatharlach, Carlow, Ireland
Notes
Private James Abbott, Service No. 528517 Born in Carlow Ireland, James later resided at the Coombe Home in Hespeler, Ontario. He was a 22 year old student in Strathroy when he enlisted with the Number 2 Field Artillery Depot on 19 Jan 1916 at London Ontario. His next of kin was shown as Mrs. Emily Shepherd, sister, 56 Scollard Street, Toronto, ON on his attestation paper. He served in the Canadian Army Medical Corps at the CAMC Hospital at Havre, France. There, he became ill and was invalided to England with appendicitis. He returned to Canada and was discharged on 15 May 1919. James died on 26 May 1922 at the Byron Sanitarium. His death was attributed to a 'lingering illness' from the war. He is buried in the Strathroy Cemetery.
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Abbott, James Private Was one of the boys from the Coombe Home in Hespeler, Ontario.
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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
Jack
Soldier Last Name
Alexander
Rank
Paratrooper
Regiment
Paratroop Units
Accession Number
WW2_A_022
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
Alexander, Jack
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War 1939-1945
Paratroop Units
Place
Hespeler
Geographic Access
Hespeler, Ontario
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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.
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Item
Soldier First Name
James
Soldier Last Name
Alexander
Rank
Private
Regiment
Royal Canadian Infantry Corps
Accession Number
WW2_A_023
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
Alexander, James
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War 1939-1945
Royal Canadian Infantry Corps
Place
Hespeler
Geographic Access
Hespeler, Ontario
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Alexander, James [clipping] By Record Correspondent, 22 Sep 1944 Pte. James Alexander Hespeler, Sept. 22.- Late last evening Mr. and Mrs. E. Alexander received word their son, Pte. James Alexander, had been wounded in action in France. The word was received from Pte. Alexander's wife, who resides at Sheffield. [clipping] 28 Dec. 1944 James Alexander Wins the M.M. for Gallantry [image] Pte. James Alexander, 27, (acting corporal) of Galt, Hespeler and Sheffield has been awarded the military medal, according to an announcement today by national defence headquarters, Ottawa. The announcement named six officers who received the Military Cross and three other ranks who received the Military Medal for "gallantry in action". Ottawa announced that no citations were available. Pte. Alexander, one of three brothers in the service, is a son of Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Alexander, Hespeler, and his wife resides in Sheffield. He was employed in Galt at B.W. and G.M. before enlisting. Last September he was reported as wounded in action on the western front where he was fighting with a Canadian infantry battalion. His twin brothers, Jack and Ward Alexander, are both overseas, the latter being with the paratroop corps.
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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
Thomas W.
Soldier Last Name
Alexander
Rank
Private
Regiment
n/a
Accession Number
WW2_A_024
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
Alexander, Thomas W.
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War 1939-1945
n/a
Place
Hespeler
Geographic Access
Hespeler, Ontario
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Soldier Information Cards - World War Two
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Alexander, Thomas See also Alexander, James [clipping] 22 Mar 1945 Pte. T.W. Alexander Killed in Action [image] The tragic word that their son, Pte. Thomas Ward Alexander, 20, had given his life in action with the canadian forces in Germany, was received by Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Alexander, Queen St. East, last evening. Pte. Alexander was born in this district and at the time of his enlistment was employed at the Hespeler Furniture Co., Ltd. plant. He went overseas shortly after the Christmas season. He is survived by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. S. Alexander of Hespeler, four brothers, two of whom are now serving with the Canadian forces overseas, Cpl. James Alexander, whose home is at Sheffield, and Paratrooper Jack Alexander, and Roddie and Hugh Alexander at home; and two sisters, Mrs. R. Winfield, Silver Heights, and Mrs. C. Orton, of London.
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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
Harry
Soldier Last Name
Anderson
Rank
n/a
Regiment
29th Field Battery, Royal Canadian Artillery
Accession Number
WW2_A_041
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
Anderson, Harry
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War 1939-1945
29th Field Battery, Royal Canadian Artillery
Place
Hespeler [Residence]
Geographic Access
Hespeler, Ontario
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Anderson, Harry See also Herchenratter, August [clipping] 14 Feb. 1940 [image] Harry Anderson Harry Anderson, son of Mrs. A. D. Anderson and the late Mr. Anderson, Hespeler, enlisted with the 29th Field Battery on Sept. 12, 1939. He was born at White Wood, Sask., Aug. 28, 1916, and came to Hespeler in 1923. A younger brother, George, enlisted with the 29th Field Battery the same day as Harry. His religion is Baptist. (Regimental No. A-28128).
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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_A_052
Material Details
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
Antisell, Evans
Antisell, Thomas Christopher
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
71st Battalion
Place
Hespeler, Ontario, Canada [Place of enlistment and residence]
Éire, Ireland, Ireland [Birthplace]
Geographic Access
Hespeler, Ontario
√Čire, Ireland
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Antisell, Evans. Private. Enlisted at Hespeler, Ontober 4, 1915 with the 71st Battalion. He was born in Ireland and his next of kin is Thomas Christopher Antisell, 45 Bath Ave., Dublin, Ireland. He was employed by the R. Forbes Company, Limited, Hespeler.
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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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WW1_A_053
Material Details
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 Project - 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
Antisell, Monsell
Antisell, Thomas Christopher
Antisell, Thomas Christopher Monsell
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
18th Battalion
Coombe Home (Hespeler, Ont.)
Place
Stratford, Ontario, Canada [Place of enlistment]
Hespeler, Ontario, Canada [Place of residence]
Dublin, Dublin, Ireland [Birthplace]
Geographic Access
Stratford, Ontario
Hespeler, Ontario
Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
Notes
Antisell, Monsell. Private. Born Thomas Christopher Monsell Antisell in Dublin Ireland on April 24, 1895. He immigrated to Canada in 1911 and was one of the Coombe Home boys of Hespeler, Ontario. He enlisted in Stratford, Ontario with the 18th Battalion on October 27, 1914. His next of kin is Thomas Christopher Antisell who resides at 45 Bath Ave. Dublin, Ireland.
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Antisell, Monsell Private. Was one of the Commbe Home Boys of Hespler, Ontario.
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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
John C.
Soldier Last Name
Armstrong
Rank
Private
Regiment
Highland Light Infantry of Canada
Accession Number
WW2_A_060
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
Armstrong, John C.
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War 1939-1945
Highland Light Infantry of Canada
Place
Hespeler [Hometown]
Geographic Access
Hespeler, Ontario
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Soldier Information Cards - World War Two
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(clipping) 12 October 1940 John C. Armstrong (image) Pte. John Crawford Armstrong, son of Mrs. William Armstrong, Hespeler, and the late Mr. Armstrong, enlisted June 11, 1940, with the H.L.I. of C. Pte. Armstrong was born in Hespeler and he attended school there. Before enlisting he was working at the Dominion Woollens plant. His father served with the 11th Btn. in the last war. He is Protestant in religion.
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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
Audrey
Soldier Last Name
Arndt
Rank
Private
Regiment
Canadian Women's Army Corps
Accession Number
WW2_A_063
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
Arndt, Audrey
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War 1939-1945
Canadian Women's Army Corps
Place
Hespeler
Geographic Access
Hespeler, Ontario
Access Restriction
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(clipping) 24 January 1945 Audrey Arndt (image) HESPELER CWAC OVERSEAS - Pte. Audrey Arndt, with Pte. Betty Crane of Sarnia, is shown in the above switchboard picture at Canadian Military Headquarters In London. Pte. Arndt is a former switchboard operator at M.D. No. 1, London, Ontario.
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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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Soldier First Name
Charles
Soldier Last Name
Ashby
Rank
Gunner
Regiment
Royal Canadian Artillery
Accession Number
WW2_A_068
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
Ashby, Charles
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War 1939-1945
Royal Canadian Artillery
Place
Hespeler [Hometown]
Geographic Access
Hespeler, Ontario
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Ashby, Charles A. L. [clipping] 21 March 1942 CHARLES ASHBY Gunner Charles A. L. Ashby is on active service in Canada with the Royal Canadian Artillery. Gunner Ashby is a son of Mr. and Mrs. C. Ashby, 109 Beverly street. He was born born in Hespeler, Sept. 29, 1920, attended school in Hespeler and Preseton and was working at the Stauffer Dobbie plant as a weaver when he enlisted. He is an adherent of Rose St. Baptist church. [image] Charles Ashby
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