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Soldier Information Cards - World War One
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Date Range
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. Card also includes a red cross.
  1 document
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Soldier Information Cards - World War One
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Item
Accession Number
WW1_B_114
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. Card also includes a red cross.
Storage Location
SIC WW1 Box 1
Name Access
Bender, Louis
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
Place
Bouchoir, Picardie, France [Place of burial]
Wellesley, Ontario, Canada [Place of memorial]
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada [Place of departure for military service in Europe]
Amiens, Picardie, France [Place of military service and death]
Byng, Ontario, Canada [Place of work]
Bamberg, Ontario, Canada [Birthplace]
St. Clements, Ontario, Canada [Place of residence]
Geographic Access
Bouchoir, Picardie, France
Wellesley (Village), Ontario
Halifax, Nova Scotia
Amiens, Picardie, France
Byng, Ontario
Bamberg, Ontario
St. Clements, Ontario
Notes
Bender, Louis Cornelius Private. Private Louis Cornelius Bender, son of Rosina Seck (Heck, Hecke) and Adam Bender, was born on a farm just outside Bamberg, Ontario on November 11, 1887. Louis was the 7th of 10 children. He was baptised Ludwig Bender on November 20, 1887 in St. Agatha Roman Catholic Church, St. Agatha, Ontario by Rev. J. Schweitzer. Sponsors for his baptism were Louis Strauss and Maria Strauss. Louis was working for Mr. J. Lister as a gas driller and lived in Byng, Ontario, when he enlisted in the Canadian Army on April 26, 1916. According to his Attestation Paper he was only 5' 31/2" tall, had a fair complexion, blue eyes and fair hair. His father Adam Bender is listed as next of kin. On October 31, 1916 Louis sailed from Halifax on the S.S.Caronia. He served with the 114th Battalion, Canadian Expeditionary Forces in Canada, Britain and France. Private Louis Bender fought in World War I in the Canadian Infantry Central Ontario Regiment in the 4th Battalion. He was recognized by his regimental number: 739340. Louis was killed in action on Friday, August 9, 1918, on the 2nd day of the Battle of Amiens. He was one of a Lewis Gun crew and was temporarily engaged on patrol work, when he was hit in the head by a bullet from the rifle of an enemy sniper and almost instantly killed at the Hindenburg Line. Louis was buried in Bouchoir New British Cemetery in Somme, France, Plot 2, Row A, Grave 32. He was bestowed with the British War Medal and Victory Medal. His name is on the Wellesley Cenotaph located in Linwood, Ontario. An extended version of this biography, prepared by the students of Megan Lowe's Grade 5 class of Forest Hill Elementary School (Kitchener), is available upon request in the Grace Schmidt Room of Local History.
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Soldier Information Cards - World War One
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Bender, Louis Private. Killed in action. His home was in St. Clements.
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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
Bert
Soldier Last Name
Dietrich
Rank
Private
Regiment
Royal Canadian Army
Accession Number
WW2_D_119
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
Dietrich, Bert
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War 1939-1945
Royal Canadian Army
Place
St. Clements [Hometown]
Kitchener [Residence]
Geographic Access
St. Clements, Ontario
Kitchener, Ontario
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Soldier Information Cards - World War One
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A white index card containing name, rank and military history of a soldier of Waterloo County.
Esbaugh, Leo Private. Enlisted from St. Clements, Ontario.
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Soldier Information Cards - World War One
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Item
Accession Number
WW1_E_053
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 name, rank and military history of a soldier of Waterloo County.
Storage Location
SIC WW1 Box 2
Name Access
Esbaugh, Leo
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
Place
St. Clements, Ontario, Canada [Place of enlistment]
Geographic Access
St. Clements, Ontario
Notes
Private Leo Esbaugh was born on July 12th, 1888 in the township of Waterloo North, Ontario to Clemens Esbaugh and Agatha Dietrich. He had seven siblings. Leo enlisted on May 10th, 1918 at the First Depot Battalion at London, Ont. His regimental number was #3135275.His attestation papers stated that he was 5 feet 11 inches, of a dark complexion, brown eyes and brown hair. He was Roman Catholic. He served as a sapper. In 1911, he worked as a bar tender. In 1921 he boarded with the Peter Veidenheimer family in St. Clements and worked as a butcher. On May 14th, 1923 he was married to Louise Hoffarth in Hanover, Ontario. He had three children; Marie, Raymond and Clement. Leo died on August 26th, 1961 in York, Ontario and was buried in Hanover Roman Catholic Cemetery.
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Esbaugh, Leo Private. Enlisted from St. Clements, Ontario.
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Soldier Information Cards - 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 a red cross.
  1 document
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Soldier Information Cards - World War One
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Item
Accession Number
WW1_F_006
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 name, rank and military history of a soldier of Waterloo County. Card also contains a red cross.
Storage Location
SIC WW1 Box 2
Name Access
Fahrenkopf, Herbert
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
Place
Caix, Picardie, France [Place of death and burial]
Springwater, Saskatchewan, Canada [Place of residence]
St. Clements, Ontario, Canada [Place of birth]
Geographic Access
Caix, Picardie, France
Springwater, Saskatchewan
St. Clements, Ontario
Notes
Private Herbert Fahrenkopf was born on December 2, 1891 in St. Clements, Ontario. He was drafted in November 1917 while living in Springwater, Saskatchewan. He was single at the time and working as a farmer. Fahrenkopf was drafted into the 12 M.D First Depot Battalion, Saskatchewan Regiment. His ID number was 256827. This battalion was drafted to provide reinforcements for the 5th, 28th and 46th Battalions and the 1st Canadian Mounted Rifles and the 15th Canadian Reserve Battalion. Fahrenkopf was relocated to the 5th Battalion. The War Diary for this battalion has survived and can be accessed online at Library and Archives Canada. Private Fahrenkopf was killed in action, by the explosion of an enemy shell during the battle for Caix, France, on August 8, 1918. During this battle, Canadian, Australian and French troops were successful in recapturing the village from the Germans. Forty-three allied soldiers fell that day, including Herbert Fahrenkopf. His body would have been buried at Ridge Cemetery, but later moved to Caix cemetery after the armistice. His name is also listed among the many who lost their lives in France at the Vimy Ridge Memorial.
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Soldier Information Cards - World War One
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Fahrenkopf, Herbert Private. His home was in St. Clements. He was killed in action.
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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
Joseph
Soldier Last Name
Forwell
Rank
Leading Aircraftman
Regiment
Royal Canadian Air Force
Accession Number
WW2_F_093
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
Forwell, Joseph
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War 1939-1945
Royal Canadian Air Force
Place
St. Clements [Hometown]
Geographic Access
St. Clements, Ontario
Access Restriction
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Forwell, Joseph [photograph] [KDRIS] [N] L.A.C. Joseph Forwell [HA] St. Clements [CO] Salesman for Dunmarts [PB] St. Clements [FME] [blank] [PR] L. A. C. Leading Air Craftsman [DE] Oct 23, 1942 [UE] R.C.A.F. [MS] Single [S] Joseph Forwell
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Soldier Information Cards - World War One
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A white index card containing name, rank and military history of a soldier of Waterloo County.
Gies, Walter Private. Enlisted from St. Clements, Ontario.
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Soldier Information Cards - World War One
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Accession Number
WW1_G_050
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 name, rank and military history of a soldier of Waterloo County.
Storage Location
SIC WW1 Box 2
Name Access
Gies, Walter
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
Place
St. Clements, Ontario, Canada [Place of enlistment]
Geographic Access
St. Clements, Ontario
Copyright Status
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to Canadian law. No restrictions on use.
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Gies, Walter Private. Enlisted from St. Clements, 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
Wilfred
Soldier Last Name
Hergott
Rank
Private
Regiment
Royal Canadian Artillery
Accession Number
WW2_H_031_D1
WW2_H_031_D2
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
Hergott, Wilfred
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War 1939-1945
Royal Canadian Artillery
Place
St. Clements [Hometown]
Waterloo [Residence]
Geographic Access
St. Clements, Ontario
Waterloo (Regional Municipality), Ontario
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Hergott, Wilfred [clipping] 25 Feb 1943 [image] Wilfred Hergott [photograph]
[KDRIS] [N] Wilfred J. Hergott [HA] 51 Amos Ave. Wat. [CO] Machinist [PB] St. Clements [FME] [PR] Private [DE] Nov 17/42 [UE] Artiliry [MS] Single
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Soldier Information Cards - World War One
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A white index card containing name, rank and military history of a soldier of Waterloo County.
Heric, Edward M. Private. Enlisted from St. Clements, Ontario.
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Soldier Information Cards - World War One
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Item
Accession Number
WW1_H_160
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 name, rank and military history of a soldier of Waterloo County.
Storage Location
SIC WW1 Box 2
Name Access
Heric, Edward, M.
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
Place
St. Clements, Ontario, Canada [Place of enlistment]
Geographic Access
St. Clements, Ontario
Copyright Status
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to Canadian law. No restrictions on use.
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Heric, Edward M. Private. Enlisted from St. Clements, Ontario.
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Soldier Information Cards - World War One
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A white index card containing name, rank and military history of a soldier of Waterloo County.
Heric, Robert Private. Enlisted from St. Clements, Ontario.
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Soldier Information Cards - World War One
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Item
Accession Number
WW1_H_161
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 name, rank and military history of a soldier of Waterloo County.
Storage Location
SIC WW1 Box 2
Name Access
Heric, Robert
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
Place
St. Clements, Ontario, Canada
Geographic Access
St. Clements, Ontario
Copyright Status
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to Canadian law. No restrictions on use.
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Heric, Robert Private. Enlisted from St. Clements, Ontario.
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Hinschberger, Alexander

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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 name, rank and military life of a soldier of Waterloo County.
Hinschberger, Alexander Private. Enlisted from St. Clements, Ontario.
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Soldier Information Cards - World War One
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Item
Accession Number
WW1_H_196
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 name, rank and military life of a soldier of Waterloo County.
Storage Location
SIC WW1 Box 2
Name Access
Hinschberger, Alexander
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
Place
St. Clements, Ontario, Canada [Place of enlistment]
Geographic Access
St. Clements, Ontario
Copyright Status
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to Canadian law. No restrictions on use.
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Hinschberger, Alexander Private. Enlisted from St. Clements, Ontario.
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