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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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Item
Accession Number
WW1_B_030
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
Baker, Allen Russel
Baker, Mimia
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
118th Battalion
Place
Linwood, Ontario, Canada [Place of enlistment]
Geographic Access
Linwood, Ontario
Copyright Status
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to Canadian law. No restrictions on use.
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Baker, Allen Russel Private. Enlisted with 118th Battalion at Linwood, December 30, 1915. He was born in Canada. His next of kin is Mimia Baker, 4306 North Keeler Ave., Irving Pk, Chicago, Ill, U.S.A.
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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
Carl
Soldier Last Name
Bisch
Rank
Corporal
Regiment
Royal Canadian Army
Accession Number
WW2_B_196
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
Bisch, Carl
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War 1939-1945
Royal Canadian Army
Place
Linwood
Geographic Access
Linwood, Ontario
Access Restriction
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Soldier Information Cards - World War Two
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Bisch, Carl [clipping] Kitchener Record 28 oct 1944 LINWOOD, Oct 28.--Going over a 40-foot cliff with three others, Cpl. Carl Bisch was seriously injured Oct. 16. His back was broken in two places and he suffered three cracked ribs and a fractured hip. Cpl. Bisch is the son of Mrs. Elvira Amlinger of Kitchener. HIs was resides on a farm just outside of Linwood with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Alban Koebel. Cpl. Bisch, who has been in the army for 1.5 years, was in the employment of the Elmira Furniture Company before joining the service. Mrs. Bisch has received a short letter from her husband, written with difficulty due to the severe injuries which keep him flat on his back.
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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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Item
Accession Number
WW1_D_017
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
Darlow, Leonard
Darlow, Amy
Schaeffer, Margaret
Darlow, Evelyn
Darlow, Winnifred
Darlow, Harold
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
118th Battalion
Place
Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada [Place of residence]
Kitchener, Ontario, Canada [Place of enlistment]
Strathroy, Ontario, Canada [Place of residence]
Linwood, Ontario, Canada [Place of residence]
City of London, England, United Kingdom [Birthplace]
Geographic Access
Sherbrooke, Quebec
Kitchener, Ontario
Strathroy, Ontario
Linwood, Ontario
London, England
Notes
Leonard Darlow enlisted with the 118th Battalion in Kitchener on December 3, 1915. He was a sapper. He was born in London, England, on April 19, 1897, to Amy Darlow. At the age of 13, he lived in a boys' home run by the Church of England. At age 15, he was one of many English children sent to Canada "under the auspices of the Church of England Society" to a home for British Home Children in Sherbrooke, Quebec. At the time of his enlistment, he worked as a farmer in Linwood, Ontario. After the war, he married Ella Margaret Schaeffer on August 4, 1919, and settled in Elmira, where he worked as a cabinet maker. He and his wife settled in Strathroy, Ontario, where they raised two daughters, Evelyn and Winnifred, and a son, Harold. He was employed for many years by the Strathroy Public Utilities Commission, and was heavily involved in community work surrounding recreation facilities for the town's youth. Mr. Darlow died on October 15, 1950, and is buried in the Strathroy Cemetery.
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Darlow, Leonard. Private. He enlisted with the 118th Battalion at Kitchener December 3, 1915. He was born in England and his next of kin is Mrs. Amy Darlow, London, England.
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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
Carl
Soldier Last Name
Deckert
Rank
Craftsman
Regiment
n/a
Accession Number
WW2_D_076
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
Deckert, Carl
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War 1939-1945
n/a
Place
Linwood [Residence]
Geographic Access
Linwood, 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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Description Level
Item
Soldier First Name
Enid
Soldier Last Name
Faulkner
Rank
Flying Officer [Nursing Sister]
Regiment
Royal Canadian Air Force Medical Branch
Accession Number
WW2_F_008
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
Faulkner, Enid
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War 1939-1945
Royal Canadian Air Force Medical Branch
Place
Linwood [Residence]
Geographic Access
Linwood, Ontario
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Faulkner, Enid [photograph] [clipping] FO. Enid Faulkner 8 Jun 1944 Vulcan, Alta. and the late Harold Faulkner, Miss Faulkner made her home with her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. David Beggs of Linwood. She graduated from Western Hospital, Toronto, four years ago and since enlisting as a nursing sister, served at Maning Pool, Toronto, and at Moncton, N.B. [KDRIS] [N] Enid Faulkner [HA] Linwood, Ont [CO] Nurse grandparents Mr. and Mrs. Dave Biggs [PB] Ont [FME] [PR] F/O or N/S [DE] Nov 42 [UE] R.C.A.F. [MS] Single [S] Enid Faulkner
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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
F.W.
Soldier Last Name
Faulkner
Rank
Nursing Sister
Regiment
Royal Canadian Air Force Medical Branch
Accession Number
WW2_F_009
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
Faulkner, F.W.
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War 1939-1945
Royal Canadian Air Force Medical Branch
Place
Linwood [Residence]
Geographic Access
Linwood, Ontario
Access Restriction
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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
W.C.
Soldier Last Name
Friedmann
Rank
Flying Officer
Regiment
Royal Canadian Air Force
Accession Number
WW2_F_131
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
Friedmann, W.C.
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War 1939-1945
Royal Canadian Air Force
Place
Linwood [Residence]
Geographic Access
Linwood, 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
H.A.
Soldier Last Name
Gaines
Rank
Fusilier
Regiment
Scots Fusiliers of Canada
Accession Number
WW2_G_004
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
Gaines, H.A.
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War 1939-1945
Scots Fusiliers of Canada
Place
Linwood [Hometown]
Kitchener [Residence]
Geographic Access
Linwood, Ontario
Kitchener, Ontario
Access Restriction
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Gaines, H. A. [clipping] April 1942 [image] H. A. Gaines [note] Scots Fusiliers active service. [photograph] H. A. Gaines [KDRIS] [N] H. A. Gaines [HA] 93 Louisa St. [CO] Machinist [PB] Linwood [FME] Yes [PR] Fusilier [DE] 26 Mar 1941 [UE] Scots Fusilier [MS] Married [s] H. A. Harold Gaines
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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 and a red cross.
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Soldier Information Cards - World War One
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Item
Accession Number
WW1_G_025
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. Card also includes a photograph and a red cross.
Storage Location
SIC WW1 Box 2
Name Access
Gates, John Milton
Gates, Michael
Gates, Mary L. (née Schnurr)
Martinson, W. W. (Mrs)
Edmunds, F. B. (Mrs.)
Gates, Ella
Gates, Ruby
Gates, Laura
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
Place
Le Cateau-Cambrésis, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France [Place of burial]
Linwood, Ontario, Canada [Place of birth and residence]
London, Ontario, Canada [Place of enlistment]
Geographic Access
Le Cateau-Cambrésis, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France
Linwood, Ontario
London, Ontario
Notes
Private John Milton Gates was born in Linwood, Ontario on May 12, 1893. His parents were Michael and Mary L. (Schnurr). The original spelling of the last name was Goetz, but was changed sometime around 1916. Before he enlisted he was working as a bank teller at the Bank of Nova Scotia. A press clipping from October 23, 1918 told of John's death, and gave a brief history of his life. He enlisted in London, Ontario March 1915 into the 7th Canadian Mounted Rifles and later transferred to Fort Garry Horse as Private/Trooper. His regimental number is 112053 and attestation number is 7447. He left for overseas May 1915, and came home on furlough from April 1917 until November 9, 1917. He was killed in action by enemy shell fire while taking part in the battle of Gattigny Wood in France on October 9, 1918. He is buried in Highland Cemetery, Le Cateau, France Plot 6 Row D. He was survived by his sisters Mrs. W.W. Martinson of Hawkesville, Ontario and Mrs. F.B. Edmunds of High Park Toronto and the Misses Ella, Laura and Ruby Gates of Toronto. His name is inscribed on the cenotaph in Wellesley Township in the village of Linwood.
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Gates, John Milton Private. He lived in Linwood. He was killed in action October 9, 1918.
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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
Wilbert L.
Soldier Last Name
Gies
Rank
Private
Regiment
Highland Light Infantry of Canada
Accession Number
WW2_G_065
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
Gies, Wilbert L.
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War 1939-1945
Highland Light Infantry of Canada
Place
Linwood [Hometown]
Geographic Access
Linwood, Ontario
Access Restriction
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Soldier Information Cards - World War Two
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Gies, Wilbert Leslie [clipping] Jul 1940 [image] Pte. Wilbert Leslie Gies, son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Gies of Ayr, enlisted with the H.L.I. of C. on June 10, 1940. He was born at Linwood Nov. 7, 1913, and went to school at Linwood. Before enlisting he was employed as a bell hop at the Iroquois hotel. His religion is Lutheran.
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