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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. The card also bears two red slashes.
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Soldier Information Cards - World War One
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Item
Accession Number
WW1_A_066
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
Scope and Content
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
Ashbury, David James
Elliot, T.G. (Mrs.)
Elliot, Helen
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
Queen's Own Rifles of Canada
3rd Battalion
255th Battalion
Place
Valenciennes, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France [Place of military service]
Cambrai, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France [Place of military service]
Galt, Ontario, Canada [Birthplace]
Republic of France, France, France [Place of military service]
Geographic Access
Valenciennes, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France
Cambrai, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France
Galt, Ontario
France
Copyright Status
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to Canadian law. No restrictions on use.
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Kitchener Public Library
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Soldier Information Cards - World War One
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Ashbury, David James Private. Enlisted May 22, 1917. Infantry. 255th Battalion (Queen's Own Rifles) and transferred in France to 3rd Battalion. Presbyterian. Born Nov 14,1874 in Galt. Educated at public school and Collegiate Institute there. Discharged March 30, 1919. Mrs. T.G. Elliott, 27 Rose St., Galt, is sister. Served in France with 3rd Battalion from November 14, 1917 until wounded at Valenciennes October 14, 1918. Two wounds. Was through Cambrai fight and battle which led up to it in Canadian advance. Helen Elliott, 27 Rose St., Galt. (niece).
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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
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.
  1 document
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Soldier Information Cards - World War One
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Item
Accession Number
WW1_B_009
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 photograph.
Storage Location
SIC WW1 Box 1
Name Access
Batez, Walter Edward
Baetz, John
Baetz, John (Mrs.)
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
118th Battalion
2nd Canadian Pioneers
5th Battalion Canadian Engineers
Place
Amiens, Picardie, France [Place of military service]
Valenciennes, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France [Place of military service]
Cambrai, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France [Place of military service]
Kitchener, Ontario, Canada [Place of residence]
Cherisy, Centre, France [Place of military service]
Arras, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France [Place of military service]
Republic of France, France, France [Place of military service]
England, England, United Kingdom [Place of military service]
Geographic Access
Amiens, Picardie, France
Valenciennes, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France
Cambrai, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France
Kitchener, Ontario
Cherisy, Centre, France
Arras, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France
France
England
Copyright Status
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to Canadian law. No restrictions on use.
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Kitchener Public Library
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Soldier Information Cards - World War One
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Baetz, Walter Edward Enlisted May 1, 1916 with the 118th Battalion. He left England for France May 26, 1917 and joined the 2nd Canadian Pioneer Battalion, which became the 5th Battalion, Canadian Engineers. He took part in the battle for Hill 70 on August 15, 1917. He proceeded to Ypres Salient and acted as stretcher-bearer at Passchendaele from October 17, 1917 to November 13, 1917. He was south-east of Arras during the enemy's drive in the spring of 1918. He landed on the Amiens front for the colossal drive of August 18, 1918 and followed the advance until August 27, 1918. He returned to the Arras front and followed up advance through Cherisy, Bourlon Wood, Cambrai, Valenciennes until the breakup on November 11, 1918. Marched to Germany and visited most of the important cities of the Rhineland. He was never wounded. Born October 31, 1895. Methodist. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. John Baetz, 85 Elgin St., Kitchener.
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Date Range
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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.
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Soldier Information Cards - World War One
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Item
Accession Number
WW1_H_291
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 3
Name Access
Hurst, Howard
Hurst, J. G.
Hurst, J.G. (Mrs.)
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
Place
Arrondissement de Valenciennes, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France [Place of military service]
City of Southampton, England, United Kingdom [Place of departure]
Liverpool, England, United Kingdom [Place of landing]
England, England, United Kingdom [Place of training and military service]
Toronto, Ontario, Canada [Place of enlistment and training]
Geographic Access
Arrondissement de Valenciennes, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France
Southampton, England
Liverpool, England
England
Toronto, Ontario
Copyright Status
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to Canadian law. No restrictions on use.
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Kitchener Public Library
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Soldier Information Cards - World War One
Transcription
Hurst, Howard Gunner. Gunner Howard Hurst, foster son of Mr. and Mrs. J.G. Hurst, St. Jacobs, enlisted in the 71st Battery at Toronto on Feb. 26, 1918. He trained at Exhibition Camp and left for overseas on March 4th 1918 on the S.S.Metagama landing at Liverpool. He trained at Whitley Camp in England and left for France on Sept. 25th 1918, with the 11th Battery C.F.A. and saw active service along the Denaine and Valenciennes sectors. He returned from France on April 14th 1919 and after spending 34 days in England set sail from Southampton on the S.S. Aquitania. He got his discharge May 27th 1919.
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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 three red slashes.
  1 document
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Soldier Information Cards - World War One
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Item
Accession Number
WW1_L_031
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 three red slashes.
Storage Location
SIC Box 3
Name Access
Launsberry, Edward
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
111th Battalion
Place
Valenciennes, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France [Place of military service]
Arras, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France [Place of military service]
Amiens, Picardie, France [Place of military service]
Cambrai, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France [Place of military service]
Messines, Flanders, Belgium
Vimy, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France [Place of military service]
England, England, United Kingdom [Pace of military training]
London, Ontario, Canada [Place of military training]
Passendale, Flanders, Belgium [Place of military service]
Fresnoy, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France [Place of military service]
Blair, Ontario, Canada [Place of enlistment]
Lens, Wallonia, Belgium [Place of service]
Geographic Access
Valenciennes, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France
Arras, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France
Amiens, Picardie, France
Cambrai, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France
Messines, Flanders, Belgium
Vimy, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France
England
London, Ontario
Passendale, Flanders, Belgium
Fresnoy, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France
Blair, Ontario
Lens, Wallonia, Belgium
Copyright Status
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to Canadian law. No restrictions on use.
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Kitchener Public Library
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Soldier Information Cards - World War One
Transcription
Launsberry, Edward Private. Enlisted with the 111th Battalion on March 20, 1916. His home is in Blair, Ontario, and he was only seventeen years and four months when he enlisted. He trained in London and also in England and landed in France on November 14, 1916. There he transferred to the 4th Battalion and he also served in the 1st Brigade French Motor Battery. He saw much service at the front, was at Vimy Ridge, Fresnoy, Messines, Lens, Passchendaele, Cambrai, Amiens, Arras, Valenciennes. He was twice wounded, on June 11 and on June 24, 1917. He was gassed in 1918.
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Underwood, Clayton Elmer

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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. Card also includes a photograph and a red slash and cross.
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Soldier Information Cards - World War One
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Item
Accession Number
WW1_U_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
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 and cross.
Storage Location
SIC WW1 Box 5
Name Access
Underwood, Clayton Elmer
Underwood, Angeline
Underwood, Vernon
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
Place
Valenciennes, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France [Place of death]
Republic of France, France, France [Place of military service]
England, England, United Kingdom [Place of military service]
Bridgeport, Ontario, Canada [Place of education]
Bloomingdale, Ontario, Canada [Place of birth]
Geographic Access
Valenciennes, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France
France
England
Bridgeport, Ontario
Bloomingdale, Ontario
Copyright Status
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to Canadian law. No restrictions on use.
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Kitchener Public Library
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Soldier Information Cards - World War One
Transcription
Underwood, Clayton Elmer Private. Enlisted January 1918 with 4th Reserve Infantry Battalion and transferred to 18th Battalion. Congregationalist. Born at Bloomingdale and educated at Bridgeport.He went overseas February 16, 1918, arriving in England March 2, 1918.When he went to France, he was wounded by a shell in the abdomen at Valenciennes and died November 11, 1918.Buried in British Soldier Cemetary Row B, Plot 2, Grave 15. Mrs. Angeline Underwood, Bridgeport, is mother. Vernon Underwood, Bridgeport.
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