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1857 plan of St. Jacobs, Ontario

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Description Level
Item
Date Range
1965
Collection
Photograph Collection
Scope and Content
Black and white photograph of a partial view of an 1857 map of St. Jacobs, Ontario.
  1 image
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
P000845
Material Details
Photographs
Physical Description
11.4 cm (W) X 7.7 cm (H)
12.7 cm (W) X 8.9 cm (H) with mat/border
Language
English
Date Range
1965
Scope and Content
Black and white photograph of a partial view of an 1857 map of St. Jacobs, Ontario.
Storage Location
PB1
Subject Access
Maps
Plans
St. Jacobs (Ont.)
Place
St. Jacobs, Ontario, Canada
Geographic Access
St. Jacobs, Ontario
Copyright Status
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Source Organization
Waterloo Historical Society
Collection
Photograph Collection
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Soldier Information Cards - World War One
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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.
Adams, F.J. Veterinary Surgeon now living at St. Jacobs, Ontario.
  1 document
Part Of
Soldier Information Cards - World War One
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
WW1_A_011
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, F.J.
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
Veterinarians
World War One, 1914-1918
Place
St. Jacobs, Ontario, Canada [Place of residence]
Geographic Access
St. Jacobs, Ontario
Notes
F. J. Adams is Frank J. Adams b. Aug 1889 d. 1960 buried in St. Teresa RC cemetery in Woolwich Township husband of Mary Gatschene. Adams/ In loving memory of/ Frank J. Adams/ 1889-1960/ beloved husband of/ Mary Gatschene/ 1891-1969/ rest in peace
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
Transcription
Adams, F.J. Veterinary Surgeon now living at St. Jacobs, Ontario.
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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.
Apprentice [PB] St Jacobs Ontario [FME] Scots Fusiliers [PR] Sergeant [DE] 25 july 1940 [UE] 24th Field
  3 documents
Description Level
Item
Soldier First Name
Claude
Soldier Last Name
Berges
Rank
Sergeant
Regiment
Royal Canadian Air Force
Accession Number
WW2_B_003_M1
WW2_B_003_M2
WW2_B_003_M3
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
Berges, Claude
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War 1939-1945
Royal Canadian Air Force
Place
St. Jacobs [Hometown]
Kitchener [Residence]
Geographic Access
St. Jacobs, Ontario
Kitchener, Ontario
Access Restriction
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Soldier Information Cards - World War Two
Transcription
Berges, Claude [clipping] May 27, 1943 [image] Home - Sgt. Claude Berges of the R.C.A.F., son of Mrs. and Mrs. E.A. Berges is home from England for further training courses. Feel s Bombs 12 Miles Away Sgt. Claude Berges, Home From England Finds Morale High "You wake up in the middle of the night and the house is shaking. It's just like an earthquake. They tell you in the morning that some place 12 miles or more away was bombed." Sgt. Claude Berges of the R.C.A.F. was describing the devastating effect of the bombs which have bitten into the soil of England. But he smiled in explaining that the "eggs" now delivered to Der Fuehrer carry even more punch. Transferred Overseas Just back from overseas, Claude, who is 25, enlisted with the 24th Field Ambulance in July 1940. He was overseas in 1941, and in July, 1942, transferred to the R.C.A.F., receiving his initial training at an R.A.F. school. Now he is back in Canada for an eight-month course as a navigator, wireless operator and bomber. He is eager to finish and be off overseas again. Sgt. Berges will train at Belleville, where he will probably find things less exciting than at some of his former training grounds. There was a day overseas, for instance, when he was up in a "kite," about 17,000 feet, while the airdrome below was being raided. "That's why they send a lot of the boys over here for training." said the airman. "Freer" Over There Claude was delighted to return to Canada and home, but he really believes things are freer and easier in the Old Land than here. "They sort of live for today" and get all the fun they can over there. The people are friendly and the English girls nice. In Surrey alone, about 7,000 Canadians have married English girls. "The morale of the people is high and they have more confidence than ever in Churchill, especially since the defeat of Rommel. The working people particularly are right behind the Russians." Sgt. Berges was fed well in the Isles. He belives the Canadians overseas on the whole get better and more food than the British service men. Something which the Canadians do need and appreciate all the time, however, is cigarettes. They have to rely for the most part on what they receive from Canada. "Fags" in England cost about 55 cents a package, and they are not as good as the Canadian brands. Plenty of Potatoes There were plenty of potatoes in England. On the other hand, he had eggs only on the average of one every three or four months, and the meat ration is smaller by far than here. One commodity which is plentiful at the air force centres is tea. "They usually stop at 10:30 in the morning and again in mid-afternoon for a 'spot of tea.' It takes something pretty serious to break the schedule," he said. Prior to enlisting Sgt. Berges was a drug apprentice. When asked how he would feel if the war ended tomorrow and he were back preparing to be a druggist once more, the young man replied, "I'd probably feel lost for quite a time." Son of Mr. and Mrs. Eugene A. Berges, 94 Weber Street East, he has a brother overseas in the army.
[clipping] Feb 12, 1945 Kitchener Flier Missing During Operational Duty Flt. Sgt. Claude G. Berges, 26, one of three brothers on active service, is reported missing on air operations overseas, according to word received today by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Eugene A. Berges , 94 Weber St. E. Born in St. Jacobs, the young airman had lived in Kitchener for 17 years. He enlisted with the 24th Field Ambulance , R.C.A.M.C., in September, 1940, and went overseas with that unit. In Britain he transferred to the R.C.A.F. and returned to Canada to train as a wireless air gunner at Hamilton and Belleville. He returned overseas in April, 1944. Flt. Sgt. Berges was educated in St. Mary's Separate School and the K-W Collegiate. His brothers in the services are. Staff-Sgt. Louis Berges, R.C.E., in England; and Chief Wireless Operator George Berges, with the Merchant Marine. Other members of the family are, Edward, Annette and Gertrude, all at home; Mrs. Ed Reitzel, Kitchener, and Dell, Toronto. [clipping] Aug 17, 1945 Claude Berges Presumed Dead Mr. and Mrs. Eugene A, Berges, 94 Weber St. E., have received word from the Royal Canadian Air Force to the efect that their son, Flt. Sgt. Claude G. Berges, 26, missing since February of this year, is now presumed dead. A native of St. Jacobs, the young airman had resided in Kitchener for 17 years. He first enlisted with the 24th Field Ambulance, R.C.A.M.C., in September 1940, and went overseas with that unit. While overseas he transferred to the R.C.A.F. and laterr returned to Canada to train as a wireless air gunner. Flt. Sgt. Berges was educated at St. Mary's R.C. School and the K-W Collegiate. In August, 1942, he was married in Quebec to the former Hilda Delaney, 166 Aberdeen St., Quebec City. Two brothers are also in the armed services, Staff Sgt. Louis, R.C.E., overseas; and Chief Wireless Operator George, with the merchant marine. Other members of the family are Edward, Annette and Gertrude, all at home; Mrs. Ed Reitzel, Kitchener, and Dell, Toronto. [clipping] Kitchener Daily Record Nov 26, 1946 Bury Bridgeport Flier in Norway Bridgeport, Nov. 26 - Word has been received by Mr. and Mrs. E. A. Berges, Bridgeport, that their son, PO. Claude Gerald Berges, is buried in Grave No. 9 in the Forde Civil Cemetery located 14 miles southwest of Aalhus, Norway. He was reported missing Feb. 9, 1945, but no trace of his had been received by the parents until a wire arrived from Ottawa the other day. It was on his first operational flight over Norway that he was lost. He was 24 years of age, was educated at the K-W COllegiate, and was employed at a Kitchener drug store at the time of his enlistment. He joined the 24th Field Ambulance early in the ar, re-enlisting in the R.C.A.F. in England in 1943, and returning to Canada for training. He returned to England in August of 1944. The young airman was married in August of 1945 to Hilda Delaney of Quebec City. She is residing in Quebec.
[photograph] [KDRIS] [N] Claude G. Berges [HA] 94 Weber St. E. Kitchener [CO] Drug Apprentice [PB] St Jacobs Ontario [FME] Scots Fusiliers [PR] Sergeant [DE] 25 july 1940 [UE] 24th Field Ambulance C.A.S.F. [MS] Single [S] Claude Berges
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Soldier Information Cards - World War One
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Item
Date Range
1919-1921
Collection
Soldier Information Cards - World War One
Scope and Content
A white index card containing 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_B_286
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 1
Name Access
Brubacher, Eli
Brubacher, Auson
Brubacher, Auson (Mrs.)
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
Royal Canadian Navy
Navy Ships
Place
Toronto, Ontario, Canada [Place of enlistment]
St. Jacobs, Ontario, Canada [Place of residence]
Geographic Access
Toronto, Ontario
St. Jacobs, 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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Brubacher, Eli Private. Eli Brubacher, son of Mr. and Mrs. Auson Brubacher, St. Jacobs, enlisted at the age of 18 for the Navy at 103 Bay St., Toronto, December. 6th 1916 and left for overseas on H.M.S. Laurentine January 8, 1917. He entered the Auxillary Service and did two years valiant service on board several vessels, with head-quarters at Glasgow, Penzance, Scilly Isles, Plymouth and Devonport. He returned to St. John N.B. on the S.S. Minnedosa January 30, 1919 and received his discharge March 1, 1919 and entered the service of the C.P.R.S.S.Co. as Wheelman on the S.S. Manitoba in April 1919 plying between Port McNicoll and Fort William.
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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 name, rank and military history of a soldier of Waterloo County. Card also includes a photograph and a red cross.
  1 document
Part Of
Soldier Information Cards - World War One
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
WW1_B_288
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. Card also includes a photograph and a red cross.
Storage Location
SIC WW1 Box 1
Name Access
Brubacher, Lloyd
Brubacher, Auson
Brubacher, Auson (Mrs.)
Jarvis, Annie
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
Engineering corps
75th Battalion
Place
Warloy-Baillon, Picardie, France [Place of burial]
Republic of France, France, France [Place of military service]
England, England, United Kingdom [Place of military service]
Toronto, Ontario, Canada [Place of marriage and enlistment]
St. Jacobs, Ontario, Canada [Place of residence]
Geographic Access
Warloy-Baillon, Picardie, France
France
England
Toronto, Ontario
St. Jacobs, 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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Brubacher, Lloyd Private. Lloyd Brubacher third son of Mr. and Mrs Auson Brubacher, St. Jacobs, was born April the first 1894. He received his education at the St. Jacobs Public School, and after spending two years on the home farm he took up electrical work in Doerr and Bremners shop in Waterloo, then at the Power Station at Guelph, next with the Canadian General Electric in Toronto, and lastly with the Hydro Commission in the London district. On April 2nd he married Miss Annie Jarvis of Toronto. He enlisted and trained at Niagara and Exhibition Camp, Toronto. He left for overseas on Aug. 4th 1916, and continued his training at Chisledon and Bramshott, transferring to the 75th Battalion and then to the Canadian Engineers. He crossed to France on Aug. 4th 1916, and saw active service with the Engineer Corps along the Belgium border, but mostly in the Somme sector. On the evening of the 24th of Nov. 1916, while repairing barbwire entanglements in "No Man's Land" he was struck in the abdomen by a sniper's bullet. He was taken to Warloy Field Hospital, at the time 20 miles behind the lines, where he succumbed to his injuries next day, Nov. 25. He was buried in the military cemetery at Warloy, France.
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Item
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.
  1 document
Description Level
Item
Soldier First Name
Wilbert
Soldier Last Name
Cress
Rank
Fusilier
Regiment
Scots Fusiliers of Canada
Accession Number
WW2_C_210
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
Cress, Wilbert
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War 1939-1945
Scots Fusiliers of Canada
Place
Elmira [Hometown]
St. Jacobs [Residence]
Geographic Access
Elmira, Ontario
St. Jacobs, Ontario
Access Restriction
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Soldier Information Cards - World War Two
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Cress, Wilbert [image] Apr 1942 Scot Fusiliers Active Unit Wilbert Cress [KDRIS] [N] Wilbert P.H. Cress [HA] St. Jacobs ON [CO] Shoe Cutter [PB] Elmira [FME] 2 years [PR] Fus [DE] Mar 23, 1942 [UE]: Scot Fusiliers [MS] single [S] Wilbert P.H. Cress
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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
Kenneth
Soldier Last Name
Derbecker
Rank
Leading Seaman
Regiment
Royal Canadian Navy
Accession Number
WW2_D_095
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
Derbecker, Kenneth
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War 1939-1945
Royal Canadian Navy
Place
St. Jacobs
Geographic Access
St. Jacobs, Ontario
Access Restriction
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
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Soldier Information Cards - World War Two
Transcription
Derbecker, Kenneth [clipping] Aug - 4 1945 Kenneth Derbecker Leading Seaman Stuart E. Derbecker has been on leave at his home in St. Jacobs for two months. He will leave shortly for further training, prior to going to the Pacific. He has been in the navy for three years. Kenneth and Stuart are sons of Mr. and Mrs. C. C. Derbecker, St. Jacobs.
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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
Stuart
Soldier Last Name
Derbecker
Rank
Leading Supply Assistant
Regiment
Royal Canadian Navy
Accession Number
WW2_D_096
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
Derbecker, Stuart
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War 1939-1945
Royal Canadian Navy
Place
St. Jacobs
Geographic Access
St. Jacobs, Ontario
Access Restriction
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
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Kitchener Public Library
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Soldier Information Cards - World War Two
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Derbecker, Stuart [clipping] Aug - 4 1945 Stuart Derbecker By Record Correspondent St. Jacobs, Aug. 4.-Leading Supply Assistant Kenneth Derbecker, R.C.N.V.R., spent a few days at the home of his parents in St. Jacobs. He has spent the past year and a half at Halifax and is now going to the west coast where he will serve on H.M.C.S. Dunver.
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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.
  1 document
Description Level
Item
Soldier First Name
Donald
Soldier Last Name
Doerbecker
Rank
Pilot Officer
Regiment
Royal Canadian Air Force
Accession Number
WW2_D_138
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
Doerbecker, Donald
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War 1939-1945
Royal Canadian Air Force
Place
St. Jacobs [Residence]
Geographic Access
St. Jacobs, Ontario
Access Restriction
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
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Soldier Information Cards - World War Two
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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
Harold C.
Soldier Last Name
Fischer
Rank
Private
Regiment
n/a
Accession Number
WW2_F_044
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
Fischer, Harold C.
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War 1939-1945
n/a
Place
St. Jacobs [Hometown]
Geographic Access
St. Jacobs, Ontario
Access Restriction
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Soldier Information Cards - World War Two
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Fischer, Harold C. [clipping] Pte. Harold C. Fischer of St. Jacobs 8 September 1944 Wounded while serving in France Pte. Harold C. Fischer 1944 By Record Correspondent ST. JACOBS, Sept. 7 --Official word has been received from the director of records, Ottawa, that Pte. Harold C. Fischer, son of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Fischer, has been slightly wounded in action on August 30 while serving in France. Pte. Fischer enlisted on August 30, 1943, and received his training at Ipperwash and Woodstock. He arrived overseas in April. Two older brothers are also serving overseas, Ralph in France, and Ronald in England. Pte. Fischer, a life-long resident of this community, was employed in the Twin City prior to his enlistment.
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