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Date Range
1939 - 1946
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Soldier Information Cards - World War Two
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.
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Description Level
Item
Soldier First Name
Kenneth Frank
Soldier Last Name
Adam
Rank
Pilot Officer
Regiment
Royal Canadian Air Force
Accession Number
WW2_A_003
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
Adam, Kenneth Frank
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War 1939-1945
Royal Canadian Air Force
Place
Elmira [Hometown]
Preston [Residence]
Geographic Access
Elmira, Ontario
Preston, 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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Date Range
1919-1921
Collection
Soldier Information Cards - World War One
Scope and Content
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
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
WW1_A_012
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
Adams, George
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
Place
Preston, Ontario, Canada [Place of enlistment and residence]
Geographic Access
Preston, Ontario
Notes
George Adams like his brother served. He was the son of William James Adams and Bridget Measures. b. 1898 in Hoxton, London, England. 1901 Census England, London, Shoreditch, St. Mary Hoxton Class: RG13 Piece: 271 Folio: 164 Page: 43. ______________ Buried Parklawn Cemetery in Cambridge. George Adams/ Gunner/ C.G.A. C.E.F./ 5 June 1977 Age 78./ [Legion Plaque]
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Soldier Information Cards - World War One
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Adams, George Private. He was overseas. He enlisted from Preston. Returned to Preston.
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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 solider of Waterloo County.
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Description Level
Item
Soldier First Name
Hector J.
Soldier Last Name
Adams
Rank
Gunner
Regiment
Royal Canadian Artillery
Accession Number
WW2_A_006
Material Details
Cards
Physical Description
21 cm (W) X 15.5 cm (H)
21.5 cm (W) X 16.6 cm (H) with mat/border
Language
English
Date Range
1939 - 1946
Date of Publication
1946
Citation
Kitchener Public Library - Soldier Information Card Collection - World War Two
Scope and Content
A black index card containing the name, rank, and military history of a solider of Waterloo County.
Storage Location
WW2 - SIC box 1
Name Access
Adams, Hector J.
Adams, Charles
Adams, William
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War 1939-1945
Royal Regiment of Canadian Artillery
Place
Preston, Ontario, Canada [Place of residence]
Geographic Access
Preston, Ontario
Copyright Status
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to Canadian law. No restrictions on use.
Source Organization
Kitchener Public Library
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Soldier Information Cards - World War Two
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Adams, Hector J. April 20, 1945 Gunner Hector J. Adams Preston, April 20.-- Gunner Hector J. Adams, 36, has been slightly wounded while in action, according to a telegram received here by his brother, Charles Adams, Waterloo St. Other Information is unavailable. Gunner Adams enlisted with the R.C.A. in 1942 and went overseas last year. While on this side of the ocean he was stationed in Newfoundland.Prior to enlistment he was employed at the Preston Furniture Co. William Adams, father of the wounded man, also lives in Preston.
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Adams, William Charles

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Description Level
Item
Date Range
1939 - 1946
Collection
Soldier Information Cards - World War Two
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.
  1 document
Description Level
Item
Soldier First Name
William Charles
Soldier Last Name
Adams
Rank
n/a
Regiment
Highland Light Infantry of Canada
Accession Number
WW2_A_008
Material Details
Cards
Physical Description
21 cm (W) X 15.5 cm (H)
21.5 cm (W) X 16.6 cm (H) with mat/border
Language
English
Date Range
1939 - 1946
Date of Publication
1946
Citation
Kitchener Public Library - Soldier Information Card Collection - World War Two
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.
Storage Location
World War Two - SIC box 1
Name Access
Adams, William C.
Adams, C.R.
Adams, Wm.
Adams, George.
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War 1939-1945
Place
Preston, Ontario, Canada [Place of birth]
Geographic Access
Preston, Ontario
Copyright Status
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to Canadian law. No restrictions on use.
Source Organization
Kitchener Public Library
Collection
Soldier Information Cards - World War Two
Transcription
Adams, William C. Wm. Adams July 1940 William Charles Adams enlisted with the H.L.I. of C. on June 4, 1940. He was born at Preston Feb. 20, 1920 and was a shoeworker before joining up. His father, C.R. Adams, served in the 34th battalion in the last war and two uncles and his grandfather also saw active service. One uncle, Wm. Adams, was killed in action and the other uncle, Geoerge Adams is now in the Home Guard in Windsor. He holds the rank of acting sergeat. His religion is Anglican. He had been with the regiment a year before it went on active service.
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Adams, William Frederick

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Soldier Information Cards - World War One
Description Level
Item
Date Range
1919-1921
Collection
Soldier Information Cards - World War One
Scope and Content
A white index card containing the name, rank and military history of a soldier of Waterloo County. The card also shows a red cross.
. Killed in action. His parents are Mr. and Mrs. William J. Adams of Preston, Ontario . Anglican.
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Soldier Information Cards - World War One
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
WW1_A_014
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. The card also shows a red cross.
Storage Location
SIC WW1 Box 1
Name Access
Adams, William Frederick
Adams, William J.
Adams, Bridget
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
1st Canadian Infantry Battalion
Place
City of London, England, United Kingdom [Place of birth]
Bois de Boulogne, Île-de-France, France [Place of burial]
Preston, Ontario, Canada [Place of residence]
Geographic Access
London, England
Bois de Boulogne, Île-de-France, France
Preston, Ontario
Notes
Private William Adams (Regimental/Service #7115), enlisted on September 15, 1914 in Valcartier, QC, with the 1st Battalion, Canadian Infantry (Western Ontario Regiment). He was born in London England on September 21, 1895, and is the son of William and Bridget Adams of Middle Street in Preston, ON. At the time of his enlistment, he was not married and he worked in the shoe trade. He listed his religion as Church of England. William died on May 7, 1915, as a result of wounds he received in action at the Battle of Langemarck. He was 19 years of age. Laid to rest at Boulogne Eastern Cemetery in France. Grave reference: VIII. C.2.
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Soldier Information Cards - World War One
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Adams, William F. Private. Belonged to 1st Battalion, 1st Contingent. He enlisted in 1914. Killed in action. His parents are Mr. and Mrs. William J. Adams of Preston, Ontario . Anglican.
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Date Range
1919-1921
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Soldier Information Cards - World War One
Scope and Content
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
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
WW1_A_015
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 WWI Box 1
Name Access
Adams, William J.
Adams, W.E.
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
29th Regiment
34th Battalion
Place
Scotland, Scotland, United Kingdom [Birthplace]
Preston, Ontario, Canada [Place of enlistment and residence]
Geographic Access
Scotland
Preston, Ontario
Notes
William was a laborer born in Edinburgh, Scotland 29 Jul 1885, a widower, he listed his daughter Williamina Elspeth as his next of kin. According to his Attestation Papers. According to Ancestry Public Tree he was married to Williamina Espeth Craig who died in Toronto 15 Oct 1914. The daughter with the same given names returned to Scotland and died in 1998. Williamina is buried in the Necroplis Cemetery, Toronto, and her address was listed as New Comers Inn according to the Necropolis Cemetery Records on FamilySearch.org Williamina and her daughter Williamina arrived in October 1910 in Quebec headed for Galt according to: Canada Passenger Lists, 1881-1922 on FamiySearch.org
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Adams, William J. Private. Was attached to the 29th Regiment and enlisted with the 34th Battalion at Galt, January 18, 1915. He went overseas with the 2nd reinforcing draft. He was born in Scotland and his next of kin is Miss W.E. Adams, Aberdeen, Scotland. He was living in Preston at the time of enlisting.
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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
Harold
Soldier Last Name
Addis
Rank
Private
Regiment
Western Ontario Regiment
Accession Number
WW2_A_009
Material Details
Cards
Physical Description
21 cm (W) X 15.5 cm (H)
21.5 cm (W) X 16.6 cm (H) with mat/border
Language
English
Date Range
1939 - 1946
Date of Publication
1946
Citation
Kitchener Public Library - Soldier Information Card Collection - World War Two.
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.
Storage Location
World War Two - SIC box 1
Name Access
Addis, Harold
Addis, George
Hughes, John.
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War 1939-1945
Place
Preston, Ontario, Canada [Place of birth]
Geographic Access
Preston, Ontario
Copyright Status
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to Canadian law. No restrictions on use.
Source Organization
Kitchener Public Library
Collection
Soldier Information Cards - World War Two
Transcription
Addis, Harold Harold Addis Galt Pte. Harold Addis, son of Mr. and Mrs. George Addis, 105 Cedar street, is overseas with a Western Ontario regiment. He enlisted in January, 1941. Pte. Addis was born in Preston on Nov. 15, 1922 and received schooling at Preston public school and the Galt Collegiate. Before enlisting he was employed at the Scott Shoe Co. plant. An uncle, Pte. John Hughes, was killed in action in the First Great War. Pte. Addis' religious denomination is Anglican. He was active in Scouting for a number of years in Galt and was a leader for one the local troops.
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1919-1921
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Soldier Information Cards - World War One
Scope and Content
A white index card containing the name, rank and military history of a soldier of Waterloo County.
  1 document
Part Of
Soldier Information Cards - World War One
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
WW1_A_020
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
Ainsworth, Fred
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
Place
Preston, Ontario, Canada [Place of enlistment]
Geographic Access
Preston, Ontario
Notes
Fred Ainsworth, carpenter, residence Vine St. Preston, b. Ramsbottom, Lancshire, next of kin Betsey Ainsworth of Broughton Ave., Layton, Blackpool, b. 16 Jul 1889, enlisted 24 Jan 1916. Attestation Papers
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Ainsworth, Fred Private. He was overseas. He enlisted from Preston. Returned to Preston.
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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
Leo N.
Soldier Last Name
Albert
Rank
Private
Regiment
Highland Light Infantry of Canada
Accession Number
WW2_A_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
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
Albert, Leo N.
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War 1939-1945
Highland Light Infantry of Canada
Place
Preston [Hometown]
Kitchener [Residence]
Geographic Access
Preston, Ontario
Kitchener, Ontario
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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.
  1 document
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Soldier Information Cards - World War One
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
WW1_A_024
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
Albiston, A. W.
Albiston, Alfred William
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
Place
Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada [Port of arrival in Canada]
Birmingham, England, United Kingdom [Place of residence]
County of Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom [Birthplace]
City of Madison Heights, Michigan, United States [Place of death]
City of Royal Oak, Michigan, United States [Place of residence]
Preston, Ontario, Canada [Place of enlistment]
Geographic Access
Saint John, New Brunswick
Birmingham, England
Staffordshire County, England
Madison Heights, Michigan, United States
Royal Oak, Michigan, United States
Preston, Ontario
Notes
Albiston, Alfred William Alfred was born 27 October 1895 in County Staffordshire, England. At the age of 15, he was living in Birmingham, England and was employed as a cabinet makers improver. He arrived in Saint John, New Brunswick on 14 January 1920. He pursued the occupation of carpenter. The Soldier Card indicates that Private Albiston enlisted at Preston, ON and did not get overseas. No records of attestion or service have been located. Alfred married Stella Sauder of Preston, Ontario on 1 July 1924 in Galt, Ontario. At this time he was living in Royal Oak, Michigan, which was their home for the rest of their lives. Alfred and Stella had two children. Alfred became a United States Citizen on 21 February 1933. He died 15 January 1990 in Madison Heights, Oakland, Michigan, USA.
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Albiston, A. W. Private. He enlisted at Preston but did not get overseas.
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