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A white index card containing the name, rank and military history of a soldier of Waterloo County. The card also bears a red cross.
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WW1_A_017
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English
Date Range
1919-1921
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Kitchener Public Library - Soldier Information Card Collection - World War One
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A white index card containing the name, rank and military history of a soldier of Waterloo County. The card also bears a red cross.
Storage Location
SIC WW1 Box 1
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Aikens, James Wilson
Aikens, John Wilson
Aikens, J. Wilson
Aikens, John
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
18th Battalion
Place
Contay, Picardie, France [Place of burial]
Galt, Ontario, Canada [Place of residence]
Puslinch, Ontario, Canada [Birthplace]
London, Ontario, Canada [Place of enlistment]
Geographic Access
Contay, Picardie, France
Galt, Ontario
Puslinch, Ontario
London, Ontario
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Private James Wilson Aikens (Regimental/Service #54125), enlisted on December 7, 1914 in London, ON, with the 18th Battalion, Canadian Infantry (Western Ontario Regiment). He was born in Puslinch Township, Wellington County, Ontario on May 28, 1889, and is the son of Thomas H. and Adelaide E. (Paddock) Aikens of 2nd Concession in Puslinch, Ontario. At the time of his enlistment, he was not married and he worked as a lineman. His father, who at that time resided 849 Dundas Street in London, Ontario, was listed as his next of kin. He listed his religion as Presbyterian. James died on September 15, 1916, as a result of wounds he received in action at the Battle of the Somme. He was 27 years of age. Laid to rest at Contay British Cemetery in France. Grave reference II. B.12. His burial record with the Commonwealth Graves Commission shows the name "John Aikens".
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Aikens, J. Wilson Private. Enlisted at London, Ontario. Born in Puslinch Township and lived with his parents on West Main St. Galt for a number of years. He received a gun shot wound in his leg and hand and died as a result on September 15, 1916.
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A white index card containing the name, rank and military history of a soldier of Waterloo County.
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WW1_A_053
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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
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Kitchener Public Library - Soldier Information Card Project - World War One
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A white index card containing the name, rank and military history of a soldier of Waterloo County.
Storage Location
SIC WW1 Box 1
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Antisell, Monsell
Antisell, Thomas Christopher
Antisell, Thomas Christopher Monsell
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
18th Battalion
Coombe Home (Hespeler, Ont.)
Place
Stratford, Ontario, Canada [Place of enlistment]
Hespeler, Ontario, Canada [Place of residence]
Dublin, Dublin, Ireland [Birthplace]
Geographic Access
Stratford, Ontario
Hespeler, Ontario
Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
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Antisell, Monsell. Private. Born Thomas Christopher Monsell Antisell in Dublin Ireland on April 24, 1895. He immigrated to Canada in 1911 and was one of the Coombe Home boys of Hespeler, Ontario. He enlisted in Stratford, Ontario with the 18th Battalion on October 27, 1914. His next of kin is Thomas Christopher Antisell who resides at 45 Bath Ave. Dublin, Ireland.
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Antisell, Monsell Private. Was one of the Commbe Home Boys of Hespler, Ontario.
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A white index card containing the name, rank and military history of a soldier of Waterloo County.
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WW1_A_080
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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
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Kitchener Public Library - Soldier Information Card Collection - World War One
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A white index card containing the name, rank and military history of a soldier of Waterloo County.
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SIC WW1 Box 1
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Aylward, George
Aylward, Annie
Aylward, Harry
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
18th Battalion
256th Railway Construction Battalion
Place
Toronto, Ontario, Canada [Place of enlistment]
Bromley, England, United Kingdom [Place of birth]
Kitchener, Ontario, Canada [Place of residence]
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Toronto, Ontario
Bromley, England
Kitchener, Ontario
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Sapper George Aylward (Regimental/Service #1099296), enlisted on February 1, 1917 in Toronto, Ontario, with the 256th Railway Construction Battalion. He previously served with the "D" Company, 18th Battalion for 17 months as a private (Regimental/Service #53883). He was born on July 28, 1870 in Bromley, Kent England. At the time of his enlistment he was married to Annie Aylward and resided at 37 Pequegnat Ave. in Kitchener, Ontario. He had a son named Harry. His occupation was listed as waterworks labourer and his religion was Church of England. He served in France.
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Aylward, George His home is in Kitchener. Methodist. 37 Pequegnat Ave., Kitchener.
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A white index card containing the name, rank and military history of a soldier of Waterloo County.
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WW1_B_039
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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
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Kitchener Public Library - Soldier Information Card Collection - World War One
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A white index card containing the name, rank and military history of a soldier of Waterloo County.
Storage Location
SIC WW1 Box 1
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Ball, Harold
Ball, James "Richard"
Ball, Annie Ferguson
Ball, Rich
Tate, Gladys E.
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
18th Battalion
Place
Toronto, Ontario, Canada [Place of marriage and residence]
Hespeler, Ontario, Canada [Place of residence]
Galt, Ontario, Canada [Place of enlistment]
Geographic Access
Toronto, Ontario
Hespeler, Ontario
Galt, Ontario
Notes
Ball, Harold Corporal. Enlisted at Galt with 18th Battalion Oct. 26, 1914. Presbyterian. He was born in Ontario, the son of James "Richard" Ball and Annie Ferguson Ball. His home was Hespeler, Ontario. On his attestation papers, his next of kin was listed as Mr. Rich Ball of Sheffield, Ontario. Harold married Gladys E. Tait on June 2, 1921 in Toronto, Ontario, where they continued to live after the war.
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Ball, Harold His home was in Hespler, Ontario.
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September 1916, to France September 1917 to 18th Battalion then to 4th Brigade Machine Gun Corps
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WW1_C_020
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Kitchener Public Library - Soldier Information Card Collection - World War One
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A white index card containing the name, rank and military history of a soldier of Waterloo County.
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SIC WW1 Box 1
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Campbell, Noel S.
Campbell, Dorothy M.
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
18th Battalion
Canadian Machine Gun Corps
Place
Galt, Ontario, Canada [Place of education]
Niles, Ohio, United States [Place of education and residence]
Republic of France, France, France [Place of military service]
Cleveland, Ohio, United States [Place of education and residence]
Preston, Ontario, Canada [Place of residence]
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada [Place of education and residence]
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada [Birthplace]
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Galt, Ontario
Niles, Ohio, United States
France
Cleveland, Ohio, United States
Preston, Ontario
Ottawa, Ontario
Winnipeg, Manitoba
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Campbell, Noel S. Private. Enlisted November 22, 1915 with 4th Brigade Trench Motor Battery. Presbyterian. Born in Winnipeg, Manitoba and educated at Ottawa; Niles, Ohio; Cleveland, Ohio; Preston, Ont. and Galt Collegiate Institute. Discharged March 22, 1919 and is living at Preston. Ontario. Went overseas September 1916, to France September 1917 to 18th Battalion then to 4th Brigade Machine Gun Corps and then to 4th Brigade Y.M.B. Wounded and gassed August 28, 1918. Dorothy M. Campbell, Preston, Ontario.
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Carthy, Eric Private. Enlisted January 1915 with 7th Mounted Rifles and transferred to 18th
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WW1_C_045
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30.7 cm (W) X 25.5 cm (H) with mat/border
Language
English
Date Range
1919-1921
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Kitchener Public Library - Soldier Information Card Collection - 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 photograph and a red cross.
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SIC WW1 Box 1
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Carthy, Eric
Carthy, J.
Carthy, J. (Mrs.)
Carthy, Beatrice
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
Canadian Mounted Rifles
18th Battalion
Place
Kingdom of Belgium, Belgium, Belgium [Place of military service and death]
Ashton-under-Lyne, England, United Kingdom [Birthplace]
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Belgium
Ashton-under-Lyne, England
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Carthy, Eric Private. Enlisted January 1915 with 7th Mounted Rifles and transferred to 18th Battalion. Church of England. Born in Ashton-under Lyne. England on March 13, and educated at Parish Church School. He was killed in action December 26, 1915 somewhere in Belgium. He went overseas in April 1915. His parents are Mr. and Mrs. J. Carthy, 57 Nelson Ave.,Kitchener, Ontario. Beatrice Carthy, 57 Nelson Ave., Kitchener.
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Chatten, Clement William

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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 photograph and a red cross.
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WW1_C_077
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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
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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 photograph and a red cross.
Storage Location
SIC WW1 Box 1
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Chatten, Clement William
Chatten, Clement (Mrs.)
Ritchie, Marion E.
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
18th Battalion
Place
Courcelette, Picardie, France [Place of death]
Martinpuich, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France [Place of burial]
Galt, Ontario, Canada [Place of enlistment]
Midland, Ontario, Canada [Birthplace]
Geographic Access
Courcelette, Picardie, France
Martinpuich, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France
Galt, Ontario
Midland, Ontario
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Photograph on card is dated December 26, 1914.
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Chatten, Clement, William Sergeant. Enlisted as a private with 16th Batt. 2nd C.E.F. on October 29, 1914. in Galt. Baptist. He was born and educated in Midland and unmarried. He was killed in action at Courcelette. Sept. 15, 1916 and buried at Martin-Puich, France. His mother, Mrs. Clement Chatten, lives in Midland, Ontario. He served thirteen months before he was killed. Marion E.Ritchie, 16 Middleton St. Galt, Ont.
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Chesney, Charles Thomas

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to 18th Battalion in France. Presbyterian. Born in 1888 at Wolverton, Ontario and educated at Wolverton
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WW1_C_081
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30.7 cm (W) X 25.5 cm (H) with mat/border
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English
Date Range
1919-1921
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Kitchener Public Library - Soldier Information Card Collection - 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 contains a red slash.
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SIC WW1 Box 1
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Chesney, Charles Thomas
Lamond, Gertrude J.
Sipes, Mildred
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
111th Battalion
18th Battalion
35th Regiment
Place
Republic of France, France, France [Place of military service]
Kitchener, Ontario, Canada [Place of residence (post-war)]
Wolverton, Ontario, Canada [Birthplace and residence (pre-war)]
Galt, Ontario, Canada [Place of education and residence (pre & post-war)]
Geographic Access
France
Kitchener, Ontario
Wolverton, Ontario
Galt, Ontario
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Chesney, Charles Thomas Private. Enlisted November 1915 with 111th Battalion and transferred to 18th Battalion in France. Presbyterian. Born in 1888 at Wolverton, Ontario and educated at Wolverton and Galt Collegiate Institute. He married Gertrude J. Lamond of Galt. Discharged Jan. 24 1919 and lives at 87 Scott St., Kitchener. Later 60 Water St. South, Galt. He went overseas Sept. 1916. He joined the 35th Reserve and was transferred from that unit to 18th Battalion in France. Wounded August 8, 1918 at Amiens. Mildred Sipes, 87 Scott St,. Kitchener.
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WW1_C_225
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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
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Kitchener Public Library - Soldier Information Card Collection - World War One
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A white index card containing name, rank and military history of a soldier of Waterloo County.
Storage Location
SIC WW1 Box 1
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Crump, George
Crump, George Alfred
Norton, Lillian May
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
18th Battalion
Place
Sacramento, California, United States [Place of death and burial]
Needles, California, United States [Place of residence]
Wentworth, Ontario, Canada [Place of marriage]
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada [Place of residence]
Galt, Ontario, Canada [Place of residence and enlistment]
City of London, England, United Kingdom [Birthplace]
Geographic Access
Sacramento, California, United States
Needles, California, United States
Wentworth, Ontario
Hamilton, Ontario
Galt, Ontario
London, England
Notes
Private Alfred George Crump was born in London, England on 24 Mar 1892, eldest son of Clara Tonks and Alfred George Crump. The family immigrated to Canada in 1905, residing for several years in Hamilton, Ontario before moving to Galt, Ontario. George enlisted at Galt, Ontario on 25 Oct 1914 while actively serving in the militia with the 18th Battalion, and previously with the 29th. His regimental number was 53898, he was single, a machinist, Church of England and next of kin was his father Alfred George of North Water St., Galt, Ontario. His father and brother also served in WWI. In 1920 George married Lillian May Norton in Wentworth, Ontario. George and Lillian had one daughter and 6 sons, 3 of who fought in WWII. In 1921 George was residing at 7 Elgin Street, Galt, Ontario, where he continued to be employed as a machinist. By 1929 George was again residing in Hamilton, Ontario. By 1924 and still a machinist, George and family, emigrated to the U.S.A., becoming a naturalized citizen in 1950 while residing at 26-4 Vista Colorado, Needles, California. George died 26 May 1966 in Sacramento, California and is buried at Sunset Lawn Memorial Park in Sacramento, California.
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Crump, George Private. His home is in Galt. He was overseas.
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WW1_D_025
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12.4 cm (W) X 8.3 cm (H) with mat/border
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English
Date Range
1919-1921
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Kitchener Public Library - Soldier Information Card Collection - World War One
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A white index card containing the name, rank and military history of a soldier of Waterloo County.
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SIC WW1 Box 1
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Davey, Edwin
Davey, William Thomas
Davey, Louisa
Davey, Annie
Davey, Louisa Jane
Davey, Pollie
Cocking, Alice Maud
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
18th Battalion
Place
Brantford, Ontario, Canada [Place of marriage]
Republic of France, France, France [Place of military service]
Falmouth, England, United Kingdom [Place of residence]
Galt, Ontario, Canada [Place of enlistment]
Preston, Ontario, Canada [Place of residence]
County of Cornwall, England, United Kingdom [Birthplace]
Geographic Access
Brantford, Ontario
France
Falmouth, England
Galt, Ontario
Preston, Ontario
Cornwall County, England
Notes
Edwin Davey was born in Carharrack, Cornwall, England, on 27 March 1892, the son of William Thomas Davey and Louisa Davey. In the 1911, he was living at 2 Tresawna Terrace, Falmouth with three sisters: Annie (born 1886); Louisa Jane (born 1889); and Pollie (born 1894). Edwin's occupation was listed in the census as Engine-Smith's Apprentice. He emigrated to Canada on board the Allan Lineship "Corinthian" in June 1913. Edwin enlisted in Galt on 23 Oct 1914. He was unmarried and his sister, Annie Davey, was his next of kin. She was living at 68 Wampole St., Falmouth in England. Edwin states he has previous military experience and belonged to an active militia but no details are given. Edwin had a dark complexion, blue eyes, dark hair and was 5ft 8 in height. His religion was Anglican (Church of England). The 18th Battalion embarked for Great Britain in April 1915 and fought in France and Flanders from Sept 1915 until the end of the war. It was finally disbanded in Sept 1920. In 1922, Edwin Davey, Blacksmith, crossed the border into Michigan, he was looking for work and stated that he had no relatives in Canada. He appears to have returned to Canada, as on 30 July, 1923, Edwin Davey, occupation Blacksmith, married Alice Maud Cocking at Grace Church, Brantford. Edwin Davey became a naturalized U.S. citizen on 24 April 1928 by the Detroit District Court.
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Davey, Edwin. Private. He enlisted from Preston and has returned there from service overseas.
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