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Bailey, Wilbert Rudolph

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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. Card also includes a photograph.
Bailey, Wilbert Rudolph Pay Sergeant. Enlisted with 118th Battalion at Kitchener, November 26
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Soldier Information Cards - World War One
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
WW1_B_017
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
Bailey, Wilbert Rudolph
Bailey, Clara
Walker, Lilian Dorothy
Crawley, Bertha
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
118th Battalion
Bramshott Camp
Royal Canadian Army Pay Corps
25th Reserve Battalion
26th Reserve Battalion
Young Soldiers' Battalion
Kinmel Camp (Rhyl, Denbighshire, Wales)
Place
Borden, Ontario, Canada [Place of military service]
Canadian Forces Base Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada [Place of military service]
Rhyl, Wales, United Kingdom [Place of military service]
Kitchener, Ontario, Canada [Place of enlistment]
Bramshot, England, United Kingdom [Place of military service]
Preston, Ontario, Canada [Place of residence]
London, Ontario, Canada [Place of military service]
Geographic Access
Borden, Ontario
Canadian Forces Base Halifax, Nova Scotia
Rhyl, Wales
Kitchener, Ontario
Bramshot, England
Preston, Ontario
London, Ontario
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
Soldier Information Cards - World War One
Transcription
Bailey, Wilbert Rudolph Pay Sergeant. Enlisted with 118th Battalion at Kitchener, November 26, 1915. He is the son of Mrs. Clara Bailey, of Waterloo. He was born in Canada and received his education in Kitchener. Methodist. He transferred from the 118th Battalion to 25th Reserve Battalion to 26th Reserve at Bramshott and to the Young Soldiers' Battalion. He was born in 1893 and married Lilian Dorothy Walker. He went to London on May 22, 1916, moved to Camp Borden July 9, 1916, returned to London November 9, 1916. Then he went to Halifax, N.S. on January 26, 1917. He camped at Bramshott and Rhyl North Wales. He worked on the Canadian Army Pay Corps. He was discharged in London and is living in Preston, Ontario, Box. 106. Bertha Crawley, Preston, Ontario.
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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 included a photograph and a red cross.
Clement, David Ward Aviation Gunner. Enlisted with 118th Battalion of North Waterloo as a private
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Soldier Information Cards - World War One
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
WW1_C_126
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 included a photograph and a red cross.
Storage Location
SIC WW1 Box 1
Name Access
Clement, David Ward
Clement, E. P. (Mr.)
Clement, E. P. (Mrs.)
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
118th Battalion
Imperial Forces
5th Royal Highlanders
42nd Royal Highlanders
Place
Borden, Ontario, Canada [Place of military training]
London, Ontario, Canada [Place of military training]
Waterloo, Ontario, Canada [Place of education and enlistment]
Aire-sur-la-Lys, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France [Place of burial]
Republic of France, France, France [Place of military service and death]
Toronto, Ontario, Canada [Place of education]
Kitchener, Ontario, Canada [Place of birth and education]
Geographic Access
Borden, Ontario
London, Ontario
Waterloo (Regional Municipality), Ontario
Aire-sur-la-Lys, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France
France
Toronto, Ontario
Kitchener, Ontario
Copyright Status
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to Canadian law. No restrictions on use.
Reproductions
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Source Organization
Kitchener Public Library
Collection
Soldier Information Cards - World War One
Transcription
Clement, David Ward Aviation Gunner. Enlisted with 118th Battalion of North Waterloo as a private. He went with his Battalion to London, to Camp Borden and back again to London. He transferred to 5th Royal Highlanders of Montreal. After service in France he transferred again to 42nd Highlanders and last to the Imperial Aviation Corps. Methodist. He was born in Kitchener, September 2, 1897 and educated at the Public Schools of Kitchener and the Collegiate Institute of Kitchener and Waterloo. Also at St. Andrew's College, Toronto. He went overseas December 1916 and to France in February 1917. He served there with 42nd Highlanders until July 1917 when he entered the Imperial Aviation corps and qualified as Aviation Gunner and Observer. He was killed on Sunday, December 2, 1917 in a collision of flying machines in France. He was buried at Aire, Pas de Calais, France. Son of Mr. and Mrs. E. P. Clement, 51 Benton Street, Kitchener.
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Date Range
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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.
Martin, Fred Private. He enlisted at Kitchener with the 118th Battalion and served with them
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Soldier Information Cards - World War One
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
WW1_M_146
Material Details
Cards
Physical Description
9.8 cm (W) X 14 cm (H)
17.5 cm (W) X 22.7 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
Martin, Fred
Martin, George
Martin, George (Mrs.)
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
Camp Borden
118th Battalion
Place
Borden, Ontario, Canada [Place of military service]
Kitchener, Ontario, Canada [Place of enlistment and residence]
Geographic Access
Borden, Ontario
Kitchener, Ontario
Copyright Status
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to Canadian law. No restrictions on use.
Reproductions
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Kitchener Public Library
Collection
Soldier Information Cards - World War One
Transcription
Martin, Fred Private. He enlisted at Kitchener with the 118th Battalion and served with them at Camp Borden but was pronounced physically unfit to go overseas. He has since been married and lives in Kitchener. He is a son of Mr. and Mrs. George Martin, former keepers of the County House of Industry and Refuge.
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