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Adams, William Frederick

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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. The card also shows a red cross.
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Soldier Information Cards - World War One
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WW1_A_014
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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 the name, rank and military history of a soldier of Waterloo County. The card also shows a red cross.
Storage Location
SIC WW1 Box 1
Name Access
Adams, William Frederick
Adams, William J.
Adams, Bridget
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
1st Canadian Infantry Battalion
Place
City of London, England, United Kingdom [Place of birth]
Bois de Boulogne, Île-de-France, France [Place of burial]
Preston, Ontario, Canada [Place of residence]
Geographic Access
London, England
Bois de Boulogne, Île-de-France, France
Preston, Ontario
Notes
Private William Adams (Regimental/Service #7115), enlisted on September 15, 1914 in Valcartier, QC, with the 1st Battalion, Canadian Infantry (Western Ontario Regiment). He was born in London England on September 21, 1895, and is the son of William and Bridget Adams of Middle Street in Preston, ON. At the time of his enlistment, he was not married and he worked in the shoe trade. He listed his religion as Church of England. William died on May 7, 1915, as a result of wounds he received in action at the Battle of Langemarck. He was 19 years of age. Laid to rest at Boulogne Eastern Cemetery in France. Grave reference: VIII. C.2.
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Public domain: Copyright has expired according to Canadian law. No restrictions on use.
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Soldier Information Cards - World War One
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Adams, William F. Private. Belonged to 1st Battalion, 1st Contingent. He enlisted in 1914. Killed in action. His parents are Mr. and Mrs. William J. Adams of Preston, Ontario . Anglican.
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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. The card also bears a red cross.
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Soldier Information Cards - World War One
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Accession Number
WW1_A_047
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. The card also bears a red cross.
Storage Location
SIC WW1 Box 1
Name Access
Anderson, John D.
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
29th Highland Light Infantry Battalion
1st Canadian Infantry Battalion
Place
Givenchy-en-Gohelle, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France [Place of military service]
Galt, Ontario, Canada [Birthplace]
Souchez, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France [Place of burial]
Geographic Access
Givenchy-en-Gohelle, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France
Galt, Ontario
Souchez, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France
Notes
Anderson, John D. Private. Prior to WW1, Private Anderson was a member of the 29th Regiment (Highland Light Infantry of Canada) in Galt, ON. He enlisted in the Canadian Expeditionary Force at Valcartier, P.Q. on 23 September 1914. He was assigned to the 1st Canadian Infantry Battalion which arrived in England 14 October 1914. After training through the winter, they embarked for France in February, 1915. Private Anderson was killed in action at Givenchy, France on 15 June 1915. John Anderson was born 13 February 1888 in Galt, Ontario to John and Jane Anderson (nee Ballantyne). His religion was Presbyterian and his civilian occupation was teamster. He never married. At the time of his death, his next of kin was his older brother, by eighteen years, George Anderson of 30 May Street, Windsor, Ontario. Private Anderson is buried in Cabaret-Rouge British Cemetery, Souchez, France (Grave Reference XVII. F. 4.)
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Anderson, John D. Private. Enlisted very early in the war with 29th Highland Light Infantry Battalion of Galt. He was killed in action at Givenchy, June 15, 1915.
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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.
transferred to 118th Battalion and in France to the 1st Canadian Infantry Battalion. Mennonite. Born
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WW1_D_095
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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 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 2
Name Access
Diefenbacher, Ira
Diefenbacher, C.C. (Mrs.)
Snyder, Martha
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
118th Battalion
71st Battalion
1st Canadian Infantry Battalion
Place
Republic of France, France, France [Place of military service]
Roseville, Ontario, Canada [Birthplace]
Geographic Access
France
Roseville, Ontario
Copyright Status
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to Canadian law. No restrictions on use.
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Diefenbecker, Ira Private. Enlisted September 18, 1915 with 71st Canadian Infantry Battalion. He transferred to 118th Battalion and in France to the 1st Canadian Infantry Battalion. Mennonite. Born in Roseville, Ontario November 26, 1891. He was educated at the public school near Hawkesville and at the Euler Business College later taking I.C.S.Course. Unmarried. He was killed August 30, 1918 at a place known to the militia as Crow's Nest a little south of Arras. Mrs. C.C. Diefenbecker, R.R.3 Wallenstein, Ontario is his mother. On arriving in France he was attached to the 1st Battalion doing duty as an infantry man, later he was Company Runner and at the time of his death he was Company Clerk and was taking his turn in the line. Martha Snyder, 24 Dill St. Kitchener.
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Hawkins, Robert Frederick

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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
Scope and Content
A white index card containing name, rank and military history of a soldier of Waterloo County. Card also includes a photograph and a red slash.
Hawkins, Robert Frederick Sapper. Enlisted December 24, 1915 with 1st Canadian Infantry Battalion
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Soldier Information Cards - World War One
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Accession Number
WW1_H_117
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 includes a photograph and a red slash.
Storage Location
SIC WW1 Box 2
Name Access
Hawkins, Robert Frederick
Glass, Annie
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
1st Canadian Infantry Battalion
Place
City of Portsmouth, England, United Kingdom [Birthplace]
Kitchener, Ontario, Canada [Place of residence]
Wallaceburg, Ontario, Canada [Place of education]
Geographic Access
Portsmouth, England
Kitchener, Ontario
Wallaceburg, Ontario
Copyright Status
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to Canadian law. No restrictions on use.
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Transcription
Hawkins, Robert Frederick Sapper. Enlisted December 24, 1915 with 1st Canadian Infantry Battalion. Transferred to Canadian Signalling Corps. Church of England. Born in Portsmouth, England and educated at Wallaceburg, Ontario. He is married and has two Children. He lives at 55 Cedar Street North. He was discharged in London, March 29, 1919 after four years service. He was wounded June 22, 1917. Annie Glass, 44 Cedar Street South, Kitchener.
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