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Description Level
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.
  2 documents
Description Level
Item
Soldier First Name
Frank
Soldier Last Name
Aigner
Rank
Lance Corporal
Regiment
Highland Light Infantry of Canada
Accession Number
WW2_A_002_D1
WW2_A_002_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
Aigner, Frank
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War 1939-1945
Highland Light Infantry of Canada
Place
Waterloo
Geographic Access
Waterloo (Regional Municipality), Ontario
Access Restriction
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
Copyright Status
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Source Organization
Kitchener Public Library
Collection
Soldier Information Cards - World War Two
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Aigner, Frank see also Aksim, Victor E. [clipping] 19 July, 1944 [image] WOUNDED - Lance-Cpl. Frank Aigner in Normandy with H.L.I. [clipping] 18 July, 1944 AIGNER, Acting Lance-Cpl. Frank John, son of Mr. and Mrs. Max Aigner, 16 Euclid Ave., Waterloo. Lance-Cpl. Aigner lost his right arm in battle. His parents had been out of town on a short holiday and were confronted by the news on their return yesterday. A telegram from the minister of national defence stated: "Acting Lance-Cpl. Frank John Aigner suffered an amputation of the right arm as a result of severe shell fragment wounds received in action, July 8, 1944." Further information is promised, when available. Cpl. Aigner, who is 22, enlisted with the H.L.I. in June, 1940, and went overseas a year later. He was employed at the Canada Barrels and Kegs Ltd. Born at St. Jacobs, he went to public school in Waterloo, and also attended the K-W Collegiate. [clipping] 27 Sept., 1944 Waterloo Man on Hospital Car LONDON, Ont., Sept. 27, 1944 (CP) - Casualty cases from the battlefields of France and Italy, 41 soldiers arrived here today aboard two hospital cars. They arrived in Canada recently aboard a hospital ship. Despite a pelting rain, a large crowd gathered to welcome them. Those who will remain in hospital here for further treatment include Lance-Cpl. F.J. Aigner, Waterloo; Pte. J. Hoshoian, Galt; Pte. W.W. Nichol, Preston. Lance-Cpl. Aigner, 22, suffered an amputation of the right arm as the result of severe shell fragment wounds received in action, July 8. He enlisted with the H.L.I. in June, 1940, and went overseas a year later.
[photograph] [KDRIS] [N] Ptd. Frank Aigner [HA] 16 Euclid Avenue [CO] Canada Barrel and Keg [PB] St. Jacobs [FME] none [PR] private [DE] June [UE] H.L.I. [MS] Single [S] [blank]
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Description Level
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
R.E.
Soldier Last Name
Aksim
Rank
Captain
Regiment
Intelligence Corps
Accession Number
WW2_A_016
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
Aksim, R.E.
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War 1939-1945
Intelligence Corps
Place
Waterloo [Residence]
Geographic Access
Waterloo (Regional Municipality), 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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Description Level
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.
  2 documents
Description Level
Item
Soldier First Name
Victor
Soldier Last Name
Aksim
Rank
Captain
Regiment
Royal Canadian Corps of Signals
Accession Number
WW2_A_003_D1
WW2_A_003_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
Aksim, Victor
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War 1939-1945
Royal Canadian Corps of Signals
Place
Waterloo
Geographic Access
Waterloo (Regional Municipality), Ontario
Access Restriction
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Kitchener Public Library
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Soldier Information Cards - World War Two
Transcription
Aksim, Victor E. [clipping] 27 March, 1944 [image] MENTIONED Capt. Victor E. Aksim, R.C.C.S., above, mentioned in dispatches for gallantry in Italy, is a son of Mrs. Edward Aksim of Waterloo. He received his first military training with the Estonian Army.
[clipping] Kitchener Record 12 Nov 1941 ADDRESSES OF SOLDIERS For the information of readers who wish to send letters and parcels to Twin City and district soldiers overseas, The Record will publish from day to day their names and addresses compiled from available lists. The first instalment follows: AIGNER-A 38178, Pte. Frank J. Aigner, D Company, Highland Light Infantry of Canada, Canadian Army Overseas. AMOS-B 33286, Signaller E.W. Amos, No.2 Royal Canadian Air Force, Wing Section, No.3 Company, 7th Corps Signals, R.C.C.S., Canadian Army Overseas. ANDERSON-R 70453, Sgt. Pilot Gordon D. Anderson, Royal Canadian Air Force, Attached R.A.F., Air Force Division, Canadian Army Overseas. ANDERSON-Lieut. Joseph H., C.Company, Highland Light Infantry of Canada, Canadian Army Overseas. ANDERSON-A 3524, Pte. L.M. Anderson, A.Company, Royal Canadian Regiment, Canadian Army Overseas. ANDERSON-A 47605, Cpl. T.R. Anderson, 1st Army Tank Ordnance Workshop, R.C.O.C., Canadian Army Overseas. ANDERSON-R 70453, Sgt. J.D. Anderson, R.C.A.F., Canadian Army Overseas. ANTHONY-A 35453, Sgt. Lorne V. Anthony, 16th Battery, 12th Field Regiment, Royal Canadian Artillery, Canadian Army Overseas. AKSIM-Lieut. V.E. Aksim, R.C.C.S., 2nd Division Signals, Canadian Army Overseas. ARMITAGE-A 3771, Pte. H.W. Armitage, Royal Canadian Regiment, No. 1 Infantry Holding Unit, Headquarters Company, Canadian Army Overseas. ASHCROFT-A 4189, Lance Cpl Wilfred Ashcroft, No.1 C.G.(R)T.C.2 Co., Royal Canadian Regiment, Canadian Army Overseas. BAECHLER-A 38156, Cpl. J.L. Baechler, D. Company, Highland Light Infantry of Canada, Canadian Army Overseas. BAETZ-A 38126, Pte. R.E. Baetz, B. Company, Highland Light Infantry of Canada, Canadian Army Overseas. BAILEY-A 38208, Pte. R.G. Bailey, Highland Light Infantry of Canada, Canadian Army Overseas. BAKER-A 4246, Pte. M.E. Baker, R.C.R., Canadian Army Overseas. BARKER-A 27072, Sgt Earl J. Barker, 11th Canadian Field Ambulance, Royal Canadian Army Medical Corps., Canadian Army Overseas. BARLEY-A 38130, Pte. Philip Barley, Highland Light Infantry of Canada, Canadian Army Overseas. BARNES-A 38037, Cpl. Lloyd Barnes, H.Q. Company, Highland Light Infantry of Canada, Canadian Army Overseas. BARRETT-A 4929, Sailor C.E. Barrett, Navy, Fleet Mail Office, Halifax, N.S. The second instalment will appear tomorrow.
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The Alexander Hotel, Waterloo, Ontario

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Description Level
Item
Date Range
1910
Collection
Photograph Collection
Scope and Content
Black and white outdoor photograph of the Alexander Hotel taken from an elevated position, likely from the former Labatt's property on King Street. The intersection of King and William Streets are visible.
  1 image
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
P008132
Material Details
Photographs
Physical Description
17.2 cm (W) X 11.9 cm (H)
17.7 cm (W) X 12.2 cm (H) with mat/border
Language
English
Date Range
1910
Date of Publication
1910
Scope and Content
Black and white outdoor photograph of the Alexander Hotel taken from an elevated position, likely from the former Labatt's property on King Street. The intersection of King and William Streets are visible.
Storage Location
PB2
Name Access
Alexander House Hotel
Alexander Hotel
Subject Access
Hotels - Waterloo
Streets - Waterloo
William Street (Waterloo, Ont.)
King Street (Waterloo, Ont.)
Alexander House Hotel (Waterloo, Ont.)
Place
Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
Geographic Access
Waterloo (Regional Municipality), Ontario
Notes
This photo is a copy of a postcard and is in good condition; some handwritten labeling is visible.
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
Photograph Collection
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Description Level
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.
  2 documents
Description Level
Item
Soldier First Name
Bruce R.
Soldier Last Name
Amy
Rank
Company Sergeant Major
Regiment
Royal Canadian Ordnance Corps
Accession Number
WW2_A_009_D1
WW2_A_009_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
Amy, Bruce R.
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War 1939-1945
Royal Canadian Ordnance Corps
Place
Elmira [Hometown]
Waterloo [Residence]
Geographic Access
Elmira, Ontario
Waterloo (Regional Municipality), 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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Description Level
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.
  2 documents
Description Level
Item
Soldier First Name
Reginald
Soldier Last Name
Amy
Rank
Private
Regiment
Royal Canadian Ordnance Corps
Accession Number
WW2_A_001_M1 WW2_A_001_M2
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
Amy*, Reginald
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War 1939-1945
Royal Canadian Ordnance Corps
Place
Waterloo [Residence]
Geographic Access
Waterloo (Regional Municipality), Ontario
Access Restriction
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
Copyright Status
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Source Organization
Kitchener Public Library
Collection
Soldier Information Cards - World War Two
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Description Level
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.
  2 documents
Description Level
Item
Soldier First Name
Ross
Soldier Last Name
Amy
Rank
Private
Regiment
Royal Canadian Ordnance Corps
Accession Number
WW2_A_010_D1
WW2_A_010_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
Amy, Ross
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War 1939-1945
Royal Canadian Ordnance Corps
Place
Elmira [Hometown]
Waterloo [Residence]
Geographic Access
Elmira, Ontario
Waterloo (Regional Municipality), 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
Collection
Soldier Information Cards - World War Two
Transcription
Amy, Ross (over) [clipping] Enlisted 15 December [image] Ross Amy [clipping] 18 September 1943 3rd Son Arrives In Old Country Waterloo Boys All With the R.C.O.C. With receipt of word today that their con, Pte. Ross Amy, has arrived safely overseas, Mr. and Mrs. Oliver Amy of 59 Menno Street, Waterloo, now have three sons serving with the Canadian Army in England. “We’re proud to have three sons serving with the Canadian Army, and glad in many respects to have them serving in the same unit,” Mrs. Amy, mother of the three said today. They are all with the Royal Canadian Ordinance Corps in England. First son to land across the water was Staff-Sgt. Bruce Amy, 23,who enlisted two years ago, and has been overseas since Christmas of last year. Second son overseas was Pte. Reginald Amy, 26, who enlisted a year and nine months ago and has been overseas since Christmas of last year. Pte. Ross Amy, youngest of the brothers, enlisted on Oct. 22 last, his 21st birthday.
[KDRIS] [N] Ross W. Amy [HA] 59 Menno St. Waterloo [CO] Machinist [PB] Elmira [FME] None [PR] Pte. [DE] Oct. 22/42 [UE] no. 25 Basic Training camp Simcoe Now 4th Can Arm’d tfo wk/shop [MS] Single [S] Ross W. Amy
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Description Level
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
J.D.
Soldier Last Name
Anderson
Rank
Captain
Regiment
Royal Canadian Ordnance Corps
Accession Number
WW2_A_042
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
Anderson, J.D.
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War 1939-1945
Royal Canadian Ordnance Corps
Place
Waterloo
Geographic Access
Waterloo (Regional Municipality), 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
Collection
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.
  3 documents
Description Level
Item
Soldier First Name
Robert
Soldier Last Name
Anderson
Rank
Flying Officer
Regiment
Royal Canadian Air Force
Accession Number
WW2_A_002_M1 WW2_A_002_M2 WW2_A_002_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
Anderson, Robert
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War 1939-1945
Royal Canadian Air Force
Place
Guelph [Hometown]
Waterloo [Residence]
Geographic Access
Guelph, Ontario
Waterloo (Regional Municipality), 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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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_060
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
Armitage, Harold W.
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
Place
Kitchener, Ontario, Canada [Place of education]
Waterloo, Ontario, Canada [Place of residence]
Geographic Access
Kitchener, Ontario
Waterloo (Regional Municipality), 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
Armitage, Harold W. His home was in Waterloo. He was wounded at the front and returned. He attended the Kitchener Collegiate and Technical Institute from 1904 to 1906.
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