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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.
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Part Of
Soldier Information Cards - World War One
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
WW1_B_003
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
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.
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
Bach, George C. Private. He enlisted at Kitchener.
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