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Adair, Alexander Campbell

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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.
  1 document
Part Of
Soldier Information Cards - World War One
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
WW1_A_007
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
Adair, Alexander Campbell
Adair, Florence, Adair, Alexander
Campbell, Florence
Shortt, Anna
Stahlbaum, Victoria Anna Marie
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
111th Battalion
Place
City of Royal Oak, Michigan, United States [Place of death]
Stayner, Ontario, Canada [Birthplace]
Galt, Ontario, Canada [Place of enlistment, residence and marriage]
Geographic Access
Royal Oak, Michigan, United States
Stayner, Ontario
Galt, Ontario
Notes
Alexander Adair was born on 28 September 1891 in Stayner, Ontario. He was the son of Alexander Adair, a shoemaker, and Florence Campbell. He married Anna Shortt, (nee Victoria Anna Marie Stahlbaum), a widow, on 12 March 1921 in Galt, Ontario. Alexander died 18 November 1975 in Royal Oak, Michigan, USA.
Copyright Status
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to Canadian law. No restrictions on use.
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Source Organization
Kitchener Public Library
Collection
Soldier Information Cards - World War One
Transcription
Adair, Alexander Campbell Lance Corporal. Enlisted at Galt on December 27, 1915 with the 111th Battalion. He was born in Canada and his next of kin is Mrs. F. Adair, 75 Ainslie St. S., Galt. He has returned and is living at 75 Ainslie St. S., Galt.
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Part Of
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.
  1 document
Part Of
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.
Copyright Status
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to Canadian law. No restrictions on use.
Reproductions
If you would like to obtain a digital or print copy of this image, please see KPL's Photographic Reproduction Policy at http://www.kpl.org/localhistory/photographs
Source Organization
Kitchener Public Library
Collection
Soldier Information Cards - World War One
Transcription
Albiston, A. W. Private. He enlisted at Preston but did not get overseas.
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