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Soldier Information Cards - World War One
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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 the name, rank and military history of a soldier of Waterloo County.
  1 document
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Soldier Information Cards - World War One
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Accession Number
WW1_B_003
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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
Bach, George Conrad
Bach, Andrew
Foerter, Mina
Bach, Anna M.
Bach, Earl J.
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
118th Battalion
Place
Breslau, Ontario, Canada [Burial place]
Buffalo, New York, United States [Place of residence]
Republic of France, France, France [Place of military service]
Flanders, Flanders, Belgium [Place of military service]
Wellesley, Ontario, Canada [Birthplace]
Kitchener, Ontario, Canada [Place of enlistment]
Geographic Access
Breslau, Ontario
Buffalo, New York, United States
France
Flanders, Flanders, Belgium
Wellesley (Village), Ontario
Kitchener, Ontario
Notes
Bach, George Conrad Private. Regiment Number 751706. Born October 18, 1886 in Wellesley Township, Waterloo County, to Andrew Bach and Mina Foerter. Lutheran. He enlisted in Berlin, Ontario, on April 25, 1916, with the 118th Battalion, North Waterloo Overseas division. The 118th Battalion sailed from Canada January 1917 to England. The men were absorbed by the 25th Reserve Battalion of England and were the combat infantry at the front in France and Flanders. According to the 1920 US census, George was living in Buffalo, NY with his wife, Anna M. Bach and son, Earl J. Bach. George is buried at Memory Gardens Cemetery in Breslau, Ontario.
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Bach, George C. Private. He enlisted at Kitchener.
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Battenberg, Oscar Henry Ziegler

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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.
  1 document
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Soldier Information Cards - World War One
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Accession Number
WW1_B_075
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
Battenberg, Oscar Henry Ziegler
Battenberg, H. (Rev.)
Battenberg, H. (Mrs.)
Battenberg, Esther
Battenburg, Arthur
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
75th Battalion
Place
St. Louis, Missouri, United States [Place of residence]
Wellesley, Ontario, Canada [Place of residence]
Witley, England, United Kingdom [Place of military service]
Kurtzville, Ontario, Canada [Birthplace]
Geographic Access
St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Wellesley (Village), Ontario
Witley, England
Kurtzville, Ontario
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Battenberg, Oscar Henry Ziegler Private. Enlisted May 18, 1918 with 75th Battalion. Lutheran. Born in Kurtzville, Wallace Township, Oct. 2, 1896 and educated at Wellesley Public School and at colleges at Fort Wayne and St. Louis, U.S.A. He is now at Witley Camp in England has seen no active service. His parents are Rev. and Mrs. H. Battenberg, Wellesley, Ontario. Arthur and Esther Battenberg, Wellesley, Ontario.
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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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Accession Number
WW1_B_114
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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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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
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Item
Soldier First Name
Earl
Soldier Last Name
Berscht
Rank
Leading Aircraftman
Regiment
Royal Canadian Air Force
Accession Number
WW2_B_170
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
Berscht, Earl
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War 1939-1945
Royal Canadian Air Force
Place
Wellesley [Hometown]
Geographic Access
Wellesley (Village), Ontario
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Berscht, Earl [photograph] [KDRIS] [N] Earl Berscht [HA] Wellesley Ontario [CO] Mechanic [PB] Wellesley [FME] Scots Fusiber/month [PR] L.A.C. [DE] Nov. 7, 1941 [UE] R.C.A.F. [MS] Single [S] Earl Berscht
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Bivour, Stewart George

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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.
  1 document
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Soldier Information Cards - World War One
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Accession Number
WW1_B_149
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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
Bivour, Stewart George
Bivour, Frederick
Sutter, Christina Margaret
Bivour, Anna Bryant
Chapin, Annie Pearl
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
118th Battalion
Place
Wellesley, Ontario, Canada [Place of residence at time of second marriage]
Kitchener, Ontario, Canada [Place of enlistment]
Crosshill, Ontario, Canada [Birthplace]
Geographic Access
Wellesley (Village), Ontario
Kitchener, Ontario
Crosshill, Ontario
Notes
Bivour, Stewart George Private. Regiment number 751278 Stewart was born on May 10, 1892 in Crosshill, Waterloo County, Ontario, Canada and adopted by Frederick Bivour and Christina Margaret Sutter. Stewart enlisted with the 118th Battalion Canadian Over-Seas Expeditionary Force, on January 3rd, 1916 in Kitchener, Ontario. He served 9 months and returned home. Stewart was drafted on May 29, 1917 and re-enlisted June 26, 1917 with the Canadian Over-Seas Expeditionary Force. His next of kin was wife Anna Bryant Bivour of 202 Englwood, Detroit Michigan, USA. According to Attestation papers, the certificate of medical examination deemed him fit for service but listed left middle and ring finger movement impaired. Length of service before returning home is unknown. Stewart's wife Anna died on January 9th, 1921. He re-married Annie Pearl Chapin on September 25th, 1922. His residence at the time of marriage was Wellesley, Ontario. Lutheran.
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Bivour, Stewart Private. He enlisted at Kitchener.
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Dewar, James Alexander

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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.
  1 document
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Accession Number
WW1_D_086
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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
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
Dewar, James Alexander
Dewar, Catharine
Lotz, M. Albert
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
64th Battery
Place
Federal Republic of Germany, Germany, Germany [Place of military service]
Stratford, Ontario, Canada [Place of education]
Republic of France, France, France [Place of military service]
Canadian Forces Base Petawawa, Ontario, Canada [Place of military training]
Wellesley, Ontario, Canada [Place of birth and education]
England, England, United Kingdom [Place of military training]
Geographic Access
Germany
Stratford, Ontario
France
Canadian Forces Base Petawawa, Ontario
Wellesley (Village), Ontario
England
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Dewar, James Alexander Gunner. Enlisted May 12, 1917 with 64th Battery and since became signaller. Presbyterian. Born January 3, 1896 at Wellesley, educated at Wellesley S.S. No. 16 and at Stratford Collegiate. Unmarried. He is still on duty in France. He trained at Petawawa for five months, eight months in England and since he has been in France and across the Rhine in Germany. His mother is Mrs. Catharine Dewar, Wellesley, Ontario. M. Albert Lotz, Wellesley, Ontario.
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Dingwall, Harry Alexander

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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 contains a red cross.
  1 document
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Soldier Information Cards - World War One
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Item
Accession Number
WW1_D_101
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 contains a red cross.
Storage Location
SIC WW1 Box 2
Name Access
Dingwall, Harry Alexander
Dingwall, Hannah
Dingwall, Alexander J.
Rudy, Hannah
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
111th Battalion
Place
Vimy, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France [Place of death]
Wellesley, Ontario, Canada [Birthplace]
Thélus, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France [Burial place]
Galt, Ontario, Canada [Place of residence and enlistment]
Geographic Access
Vimy, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France
Wellesley (Village), Ontario
Thélus, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France
Galt, Ontario
Notes
Private Harry Alexander Dingwall, Regimental/service number 730549, enlisted on February 27, 1916 in Galt, Ontario with the 111th Battalion. He was the son of Alexander J. Dingwall and Hannah Rudy of 53 Shade Street, Galt, Ontario. Harry was born on June 4, 1893 in Wellesley Township, Ontario. At the time of his enlistment, he was a machinist, single, and Presbyterian. He served with the 13th Company of the Canadian Machine Gun Corps in France. Private Dingwall was killed in action at Vimy Ridge on April 9, 1917. He was buried in the Nine Elms Military Cemetery in Thelus, France.
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Dingwall, Harry Alexander Private. Enlisted at Galt, February 28, 1916 with the 111th Batt. He was born in Canada and his next of kin is Mrs. Hannah Dingwall, 53 Shade St., Galt.
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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.
  2 documents
Description Level
Item
Soldier First Name
C.J.
Soldier Last Name
Doherty
Rank
Private
Regiment
24th Field Ambulance, Royal Canadian Army Medical Corps
Accession Number
WW2_D_006_D1
WW2_D_006_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
Doherty, C.J.
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War 1939-1945
24th Field Ambulance, Royal Canadian Army Medical Corps
Place
Wellesley [Hometown]
Geographic Access
Wellesley (Village), Ontario
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Soldier Information Cards - World War Two
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Doherty, C. J. [clipping] C. J. Doherty March 5 1941 [KDRIS] [N} Pte. C. J. Doherty [HA] [CO] Bartender [PB] Wellesley [FME] none [PR] Pte. [DE] July [UE] 24th Field Ambulance [MS] Single [S] Pte. C. J. Doherty
Doherty, C. J. [photograph]
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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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Description Level
Item
Soldier First Name
Jack
Soldier Last Name
Faulhafer
Rank
Private
Regiment
Essex Scottish Regiment
Accession Number
WW2_F_003_D1
WW2_F_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
Faulhafer, Jack
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War 1939-1945
Essex Scottish Regiment
Place
Wellesley
Geographic Access
Wellesley (Village), Ontario
Access Restriction
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Soldier Information Cards - World War Two
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Faulhafer, Jack [Clipping]Record, 26 Nov 1945 Jack Faulhafer, Wellesley, Home [image]Pte. Jack Faulhafer Wellesley, Nov. 26—Pte. Jack Faulhafer, only son of Mr. and Mrs. Ed. Faulhafer, is home on leave having returned from overseas with the Essex Scottish Regiment. He made the trip on the Queen Elizabeth. Pte. Faulhafer joined the Scots Fusiliers soon after the regiment was mobilized. He trained at Camp Borden, Allenburg and Niagara-on-the-Lake. He went overseas early in 1943 and on his arrival in England was posted to the Essex Scottish serving with tat regiment in France, Belgium, Holland and Germany. He suffered a slight head wound in Belgium but did not require hospitalization.
[Clipping]13 Feb 1945 Coming Up For Air These Canadians, serving with a famous Canadian Scottish Regiment in Holland, come up from their dugout in the front lines for a bit of fresh air. They are, Pte. Jack Faulhafer of Wellesley, in front, and Cpl. John Smyth of Woodstock.
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Fellowship Hall, Wellesley, Ontario

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Description Level
Item
Date Range
1966
Collection
Photograph Collection
Scope and Content
Black and white photograph of Fellowship Hall, located on Henry Street in Wellesley, Ontario.
  1 image
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
P000861
Material Details
Photographs
Physical Description
11.4 cm (W) X 7.6 cm (H)
12.8 cm (W) X 9 cm (H) with mat/border
Date Range
1966
Date of Publication
1966
Scope and Content
Black and white photograph of Fellowship Hall, located on Henry Street in Wellesley, Ontario.
Storage Location
PB1
Subject Access
Halls
Schools
Stone buildings
Fellowship Hall (Wellesley, Ont.)
Place
Wellesley, Ontario, Canada
Geographic Access
Wellesley (Village), Ontario
Notes
The stone part of this structure was built in 1859. The building was used as S.S. 16, Wellesley's third school, replacing two earlier log structures. It also served as a town hall for a period of time. In 1966, it was also known as "Mennonite Hall" and was located beside St. Mark's Lutheran Church. In the late 1960's, Maple View and Crosshill Mennonite churches purchased the building.
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Photograph Collection
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