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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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WW1_A_057
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30.7 cm (W) X 25.5 cm (H) with mat/border
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English
Date Range
1919-1921
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Kitchener Public Library - Soldier Information Card Collection - World War One
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A white index card containing the name, rank and military history of a soldier of Waterloo County.
Storage Location
SIC WW1 Box 1
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Arber, Arthur
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
1st Battalion
Place
Saint-Gabriel-de-Valcartier, Quebec, Canada [Place of enlistment]
Warrington, England, United Kingdom [Place of birth]
Preston, Ontario, Canada [Place of residence]
Geographic Access
Saint-Gabriel-de-Valcartier, Quebec
Warrington, England
Preston, Ontario
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Private Arthur Arber (Regimental/Service #7012), enlisted on September 17, 1914 in Valcartier, Quebec with the the 1st Battalion, Canadian Expeditionary Force (1st Infantry Brigade). He was born on March 6, 1893 in Warrington, Lancashire England. At the time of his enlistment, he was not married and he listed is occupation as a labourer. His religion was listed as Church of England. His unit sailed on October 3, 1914. Arthur served at the front from February 1915. He was wounded at Givenchy on June 15, 1915. The gunshot wound to his right arm later became infected and resulted in an amputation. He was discharged from service on January 27, 1916. He resided in Preston, Ontario at the time of his discharge.
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Arber, Arthur Private. Enlisted very early in the war and was discharged in 1915. His home is in Preston, Ontario.
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WW1_B_001
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30.7 cm (W) X 25.5 cm (H) with mat/border
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English
Date Range
1919-1921
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Kitchener Public Library - Soldier Information Card Collection - 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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SIC WW1 Box 1
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Babbs, George
Babbs, Cecil
Babbs, William Alfred
Babbs, Elizabeth
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
Western Ontario Regiment
1st Battalion
Place
Hoge, Flanders, Belgium [Burial place]
Zillebeke, Flanders, Belgium [Place of death]
Middlesex, England, United Kingdom [Birthplace]
Saint-Gabriel-de-Valcartier, Quebec, Canada [Place of enlistment]
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Hoge, Flanders, Belgium
Zillebeke, Flanders, Belgium
Middlesex, England
Saint-Gabriel-de-Valcartier, Quebec
Notes
Babbs, George Sergeant. Regiment number 7234. Born March 15, 1884, Holloway-Middlesex, England, son of William Alfred and Elizabeth Babbs. Church of England. Enlisted with the Army, Canadian Infantry (Western Ontario Regiment), 1st Battalion at Val Cartier, Quebec on Sept 19, 1914. His division sailed on October 3, 1914 and arrived in England 10 days later. He was killed in action by an explosion of a mine at Zillebeke Sector on April 26, 1916. He is resting at Hooge Crater Cemetery, Belgium. Grave reference XVI.F.2. Next of kin, Cecil Babbs (brother) 66 Romilly Road, Finsbury Park, London, England.
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Babbs, George Sergeant.
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Baines, Bertie Charles

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A white index card containing the name, rank and military history of a soldier of Waterloo County. The card also bears two red slashes.
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WW1_B_023
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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
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Kitchener Public Library - Soldier Information Card Collection - World War One
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A white index card containing the name, rank and military history of a soldier of Waterloo County. The card also bears two red slashes.
Storage Location
SIC WW1 Box 1
Name Access
Baines, Bertie Charles
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment), Army
1st Battalion
Place
Ieper, Flanders, Belgium [Place of military service]
Saint-Gabriel-de-Valcartier, Quebec, Canada [Place of military service]
Festubert, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France [place of military service]
Salisbury, England, United Kingdom [Place of military service]
Galt, Ontario, Canada [Place of residence]
City of Peterborough, England, United Kingdom [Birthplace and residence]
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Ieper, Flanders, Belgium
Saint-Gabriel-de-Valcartier, Quebec
Festubert, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France
Salisbury, England
Galt, Ontario
Peterborough, England
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Baines, Bertie Charles Staff Sergeant. Enlisted August 7, 1914. With the 1st Canadian Infantry Battalion. Presbyterian. Born in Peterborough, England Sept. 12, 1893. Educated at Peterborough in the public and technical schools. Came to Canada in March 1910. Married and has one child. Address: 41 McNaughton St. Galt. Left Valcartier September 23, 1914, trained at Salisbury till February, 1915. Trenches February 28, 1915. Was through Neuve Chapelle, Ypres and Festubert. Wounded May 26, 1915. Shot in jaw also wounded in left arm and foot. Discharged February 19, 1916.
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Barker, George Charles

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A white index card containing the name, rank and military history of a soldier of Waterloo County. The card also bears a red cross.
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WW1_B_052
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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
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A white index card containing the name, rank and military history of a soldier of Waterloo County. The card also bears a red cross.
Storage Location
SIC WW1 Box 1
Name Access
Barker, George Charles
Barker, Henry
Barker, Mary
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
1st Battalion
Place
Blair, Ontario, Canada [Place of residence]
Cambridge, Ontario, Canada [Place of memorial]
Saint-Gabriel-de-Valcartier, Quebec, Canada [Place of enlistment]
Ieper, Flanders, Belgium [Place of death and burial]
Kingdom of Belgium, Belgium, Belgium [Place of military service]
Brentwood, England, United Kingdom [Birthplace]
Galt, Ontario, Canada [Place of employment]
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Blair, Ontario
Cambridge, Ontario
Saint-Gabriel-de-Valcartier, Quebec
Ieper, Flanders, Belgium
Belgium
Brentwood, England
Galt, Ontario
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Barker, George Charles Private. Regiment number: 7120 George served with the 1st Battalion (Western Ontario Regiment) in Belgium. He enlisted, and signed his attestation papers in September 1914 in Valcartier, Quebec when he was 19. He listed himself as a member of the Church of England. George was born on January 12, 1896 in Brentwood, Essex, England to Henry and Mary Barker. She was noted as his next of kin, living at Crookston Park, Blair, Ontario, as he was unmarried. On enlistment, he worked as a Buffer and Polisher at the Galt Brass Works, and had served for a year in the 29th Waterloo Regiment. There is some confusion about the details of his death, but he was listed as missing and presumed dead as of April 22, 1915 near Ypres (Vlamertinghe), Belgium. The Battalion had just arrived in Belgium when the Second Battle of Ypres began. The Germans attacked with the first large-scale use of chlorine gas. George is commemorated on page 4 of the First World War Book of Remembrance, as well as on the Menin Gate (Ypres) Memorial, Belgium (panel 10-26-28), and the Galt War Memorial in Cambridge, Ontario.
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Barker, George Charles Private. He was employed by the Galt Brass Works, Ltd. Galt.
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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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WW1_B_117
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30.7 cm (W) X 25.5 cm (H) with mat/border
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English
Date Range
1919-1921
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Kitchener Public Library - Soldier Information Card Collection - World War One
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A white index card containing the name, rank and military history of a soldier of Waterloo County.
Storage Location
SIC WW1 Box 1
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Benn, Louis Kossuth
Pateman, Ula
Benn, Mrs.
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
1st Battalion
Place
Saint-Gabriel-de-Valcartier, Quebec, Canada [Place of military training]
Republic of France, France, France [Place of military service and wounding]
Preston, Ontario, Canada [Place of residence]
England, England, United Kingdom [Place of military service]
Galt, Ontario, Canada [Place of death]
Bradford, England, United Kingdom [Birthplace]
Geographic Access
Saint-Gabriel-de-Valcartier, Quebec
France
Preston, Ontario
England
Galt, Ontario
Bradford, England
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Benn, Louis Kossuth Private. Enlisted August 5, 1914 with the 1st Battalion. He did not transfer. Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Born June 15, 1894 in Bradford, York, England and educated in England. He left England for Canada on August 4, 1911. Unmarried. He was discharged February 7, 1916 and he died at the Galt Hospital from Spanish Influenza contracted while nursing other cases. His mother (Mrs. Benn) lives at Ellis Crossing near Hespeler. Her address is Box 274, Preston. Ontario. He left Preston for Valcartier Camp August 10, 1914 and sailed for England during November 1914. He went to France in February 1915. He received a shrapnel wound in the back at Langemark. Ula Pateman, Box 274, Preston.
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WW1_B_135
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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
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A white index card containing the name, rank and military history of a soldier of Waterloo County. Card also contains a red cross.
Storage Location
SIC WW1 Box 1
Name Access
Bird, Edward
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
1st Battalion
Place
Saint-Gabriel-de-Valcartier, Quebec, Canada [Place of enlistment]
City of Leicester, England, United Kingdom [Place of birth]
Givenchy-en-Gohelle, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France [Place where reported as missing in action]
Geographic Access
Saint-Gabriel-de-Valcartier, Quebec
Leicester, England
Givenchy-en-Gohelle, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France
Notes
Sergeant Edward Bird (Regimental/Service #7019), enlisted on September 22, 1914 in Valcartier, Quebec, with the 1st Battalion Canadian Infantry (Western Ontario Regiment). He was born in Leicester, England on August 1, 1884. He is the son of James and Elizabeth Bird of 12 Linford Street, Belgrave Leicester, England. At the time of his enlistment he was not married and his trade was a shoe cutter. His listed his religion as Church of England. His unit sailed on October 3, 1914. Edward received a field promotion from Corporal to Sergeant on April 24, 1915. He was reported missing in action near Givenchy, France and was presumed to have died on June 15, 1915. Edward was 30 years of age. His sacrifice is honoured at the Vimy Memorial in France.
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Bird, Edward Sargeant.
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A white index card containing name, rank and military history of a soldier of Waterloo County. Card also contains four red stars.
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WW1_K_029
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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
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A white index card containing name, rank and military history of a soldier of Waterloo County. Card also contains four red stars.
Storage Location
SIC WW1 Box 3
Name Access
Kerr, George Fraser
Kerr, John J.
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
Victoria Cross
Military Cross
Military Medal
3rd Battalion
Place
Deseronto, Ontario, Canada [Birthplace]
Saint-Gabriel-de-Valcartier, Quebec, Canada [Place of enlistment]
Geographic Access
Deseronto, Ontario
Saint-Gabriel-de-Valcartier, Quebec
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Kerr, George Fraser Captain. He was awarded the Victoria Cross, the Military Cross with a bar and the Military Medal. He was formerly a student at the Galt Collegiate Institute. He was born in Deseronto, Ontario and enlisted at Valcartier, Quebec, September 9, 1914. He belonged to the 3rd Battalion. His next of kin is John J. Kerr, 135 Tyndall Ave., Toronto. He enlisted as a private.
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Lumber, Walter Charles

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A white index card containing name, rank and military history of a soldier of Waterloo County.
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WW1_L_146
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Language
English
Date Range
1919-1921
Citation
Kitchener Public Library - Soldier Information Card Collection - World War One
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A white index card containing name, rank and military history of a soldier of Waterloo County.
Storage Location
SIC WW1 Box 3
Name Access
Lumber, Walter Charles
Lumber, Elizabeth
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
111th Battalion
1st Battalion
Place
England, England, United Kingdom [Birthplace]
Preston, Ontario, Canada [Place of residence]
Saint-Gabriel-de-Valcartier, Quebec, Canada [Place of enlistment]
Geographic Access
England
Preston, Ontario
Saint-Gabriel-de-Valcartier, Quebec
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Lumber, Walter, Charles Sargeant. Was attached to 1st Battalion C.E.F. was did not get overseas with them. He enlisted at Valcartier, September 22, 1914 and went overseas with the 111th Battalion. He was born in England and his next of kin is Mrs, Elizabeth Lumber, 6 Providence Rd., Bruton, Somerset, England. He has returned to Preston.
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McMaster, John Thomas

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A white index card containing name, rank and military history of a soldier of Waterloo County. Card also includes a photograph and a red cross.
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WW1_M_093
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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
Date of Publication
1919
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. Card also includes a photograph and a red cross.
Storage Location
SIC WW1 Box 3
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McMaster, John Thomas
McMaster, Thomas
Brewster, Margaret
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
29th Highland Light Infantry Battalion
Place
Republic of France, France, France [Place of military service]
Hespeler, Ontario, Canada [Place of education]
Arrondissement de Nantes, Pays de la Loire, France [Place of death and burial]
Salisbury Plain, England, United Kingdom [Place of military training]
Saint-Gabriel-de-Valcartier, Quebec, Canada [Place of military training]
Geographic Access
France
Hespeler, Ontario
Arrondissement de Nantes, Pays de la Loire, France
Salisbury, England
Saint-Gabriel-de-Valcartier, Quebec
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McMaster, John Thomas Corporal. Enlisted August 14, 1914 with 29th Battalion Highland Light Infantry. Roman Catholic. Born September 8, 1880 educated at Hespeler Public School. Trained at Valcartier, left for overseas September 28, 1914, trained at Salisbury Plains left for France February 6, 1915. He was accidentally killed at Nantes, France on February 12, 1915 and is buried at Bouteillers Cemetery, Nantes, France. He was a veteran of the South African War, going over with 4th Canadian Mounted Rifles April 1902 and was honorably discharged that same year. His next of kin is Thomas McMaster, Box 69, Hespeler, Ontario. Margaret Brewster, Hespeler, Ontario.
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Seibert, Robert Arthur

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WW1_S_093
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16 cm (W) X 26 cm (H)
17.5 cm (W) X 27.5 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 and a red slash.
Storage Location
SIC WW1 Box 4
Name Access
Seibert, Robert Arthur
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
1st Battalion
Place
Saint-Gabriel-de-Valcartier, Quebec, Canada [Place of military training]
England, England, United Kingdom [Place of military service]
Republic of France, France, France [Place of military service]
Geographic Access
Saint-Gabriel-de-Valcartier, Quebec
England
France
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Seibert, Robert Arthur He enlisted in August 1914 with the 1st Battalion. Trained at Valcartier and left Canada in October 1914. He went to Salisbury Plains and then to France on March 9, 1915. On April 23, 1915 he was wounded and from May to October he spent in hospital in England. In November 1915 he was invalided to Canada and discharged in June 1916. He re-enlisted July 15, 1917 and saw service in England and France. He returned to Canada April 23, 1919 He received his education in Kitchener. Unmarried. Methodist.
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