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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_037
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6.2 cm (W) X 10.1 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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Allgeier, H.
Allgeier, Herbert
Allgeier, Michael
Axt, Catherine
Allgeier, Clayton
Allgeier, Alvin
Wales, Ernie (Mrs.)
Ziegler, Fred (Mrs.)
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
1st Depot Battalion
Place
Peel, Ontario, Canada [Birthplace]
Republic of France, France, France [Place of military service]
London, Ontario, Canada [Place of enlistment and death]
Elmira, Ontario, Canada [Place of residence]
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Peel, Ontario
France
London, Ontario
Elmira, Ontario
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Allgeier, Herbert Sapper. Herbert Allgeier was born on July 8, 1896 in Peel Township, Wellington County, Ontario. He was the son of Michael Allgeier and Catherine Axt. His occupation as listed as a foundry labourer in the 1911 Canadian census. Herby, as he was also known, was living in Elmira, Ontario, at the time. Herbert enlisted in London, Ontario on May 13, 1918. On his attestation paper, he gave his occupation as auto mechanic. He served in England and France with the 1st Depot Battalion, Western Ontario Regiment. Herbert was discharged on March 13, 1919. Allgeier's passing was noted in the Elmira Signet of February 15, 1923. His obituary stated that he had died in London, Ontario at the Byron Sanatarium, on the previous Monday as a result of a prolonged period of illness which was related to his overseas experiences during the war. He had been gassed by enemy forces on the French front in 1918. The obituary also noted that the late Mr. Allgeier was twenty-seven years and six months old. He had been born in Peel township on the old homestead on the eighth of Peel, and came to Elmira with his parents sixteen years ago. He lived in Elmira continuously until he went overseas in July 1918, returning in April 1919. His funeral was held on February 15, 1923 at the Evangelical Church in Elmira. He was buried in the Elmira Cemetery. The obituary also noted that besides his parents, Reeve Michael Allgeir and wife Catherine, the late Mr. Allgeier is survived by two brothers, Alvin and Clayton in town, and by two sisters Mrs. Ernie Wales of Brampton, and Mrs. Fred Ziegler of Dana, Saskatchewan.
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Allgeier, H. His home is in Elmira, 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_051
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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.
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SIC WW1 Box 1
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Anthony, Mark
Anthony, Harold Mark
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
1st Depot Battalion
Place
Republic of France, France, France [Place of military service]
Windsor, Ontario, Canada [Place of residence and burial]
Galt, Ontario, Canada [Place of residence]
North Dumfries, Ontario, Canada [Place of residence]
Tilstock, England, United Kingdom [Birthplace]
London, Ontario, Canada [Place of enlistment]
Branchton, Ontario, Canada [Place of residence]
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France
Windsor, Ontario
Galt, Ontario
North Dumfries, Ontario
Tilstock, England
London, Ontario
Branchton, Ontario
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Anthony, Harold Mark Lance Corporal. Lance Corporal Anthony was called into service under the Military Service Act, 1917. He enlisted 13 May 1918 in London, Ontario and was assigned to the 1st Depot Battalion, Western Ontario Regiment. This battalion fought on the Western Front in France and Flanders and returned to Canada in April 1919. Harold Mark Anthony was born 9 March 1895 in Tilstock, Whitchurch, Shropshire, England. He arrived in Canada 4 May 1911, and settled in Branchton, ON where his occupation prior to the war was labourer. His father, given as his next of kin at enlistment, remained in England. He was Anglican. Mark Anthony, as he came to be known, was married in June 1920. At the time of his marriage his residence is listed as 23 Ainslie Street, Galt, Ontario. He lived with his wife May (nee Hughes) in North Dumfries where he continued working as a labourer. They subsequently moved to 977 Felix Avenue, Windsor Ontario where he became an office clerk. Harold Mark Anthony died in 1970 and is buried in Victoria Memorial Gardens, Essex County. Harry Anthony (1925 - 1996), buried nearby, may have been a son.
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Anthony, Mark Private. His home is in Branchton. He was overseas.
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WW1_A_076
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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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Auman, Milton David
Auman, George
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
1st Depot Battalion
Place
Winnipeg Beach, Manitoba, Canada [Place of enlistment]
Elmira, Ontario, Canada [Place of birth and residence]
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Winnipeg Beach, Manitoba
Elmira, Ontario
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Private Milton Auman (Regimental/Service #3348305), was drafted under the Military Service Act on July 16, 1918 in Winnipeg, Manitoba with the 1st Depot Battalion, Manitoba Regiment. He was born on November 14, 1888 in Elmira, Ontario. He listed is next of kin as George Auman (father) of Woodside, P.O. Manitoba. His wartime records indicate that he was not married and that is occupation was farmer. He listed his religion as Methodist. He was later discharged as medically unfit in July, 1918.
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Auman, M. His home is in Elmira, Ontario.
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Bowman, Edgar Sergeant. Enlisted April 15, 1918 with Base Company 1st Depot Battalion, 1st
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WW1_B_199
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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 name, rank and military history of a soldier of Waterloo County.
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SIC WW1 Box 1
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Bowman, Edgar
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
Canadian Army Service Corps
1st Depot Battalion
Central Ontario Regiment
Euler Business College (Kitchener, Ont.)
Place
Winterbourne, Ontario, Canada [Birthplace]
Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, Canada [Place of residence]
Toronto, Ontario, Canada [Place of enlistment]
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Winterbourne, Ontario
Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario
Toronto, Ontario
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Bowman, Edgar Sergeant. Enlisted April 15, 1918 with Base Company 1st Depot Battalion, 1st Central Ontario Regiment, Exhibition Camp, Toronto. Transferred to Canadian Army Corps. Nov. 1918. United Brethren. Born April 19, 1890 two miles south of Winterbourne on homestead in Woolwich Township. Educated at Euler Business College. Single. He was discharged March 28, 1919 and now lives at Sault Sainte Marie, Ontario. He was not overseas and served by doing clerical work, taking in recruits, making out discharge papers, etc.
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WW1_B_283
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11 cm (W) X 6.8 cm (H)
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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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Brox, Addison
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
Teachers
World War One, 1914-1918
1st Depot Battalion
Place
Elmira, Ontario, Canada [Place of residence]
Senlac, Saskatchewan, Canada [Place of residence]
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Elmira, Ontario
Senlac, Saskatchewan
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Addison Brox was born on 18 Sept. 1896 in Elmira, ON. Addison Brox enlisted at Regina, SK on 17 May 1918. Lance Corporal 434088; regimental number 268652. He served with the 1st Depot Battalion, Saskatchewan Regiment. At the time of his enlistment, Addison was single and working as a farmer in Senlac, SK. His religion is listed as Mennonite.
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Brox, Addison. Private. Lived in Elmira and enlisted for service. He has been discharged and is living in Western Canada. Teacher.
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Depot Battalion W.O.R. Church of the New Jerusalem. Born in Kitchener Nov. 4, 1896 and educated
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WW1_C_004
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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.
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SIC WW1 Box 1
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Cairns, Vernon C.
Cairns, W.
Cairns, W. (Mrs.)
Uttley, Kathleen
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
Western Ontario Regiment
1st Depot Battalion
Place
Kitchener, Ontario, Canada [Birthplace]
Canada, Canada, Canada [Place of military service]
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Kitchener, Ontario
Canada
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Cairns, Vernon C Private. Enlisted January 17, 1918 and served till February 3, 1919, with 1st Depot Battalion W.O.R. Church of the New Jerusalem. Born in Kitchener Nov. 4, 1896 and educated in Kitchener. Unmarried. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. W. Cairns, 68 Ellen St., E., Kitchener. All of his service has been in Canada. Kathleen Uttley, 20 Ellen St. E., Kitchener.
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WW1_F_099
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11 cm (W) X 6.8 cm (H)
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 2
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French, Joe
French, Joseph Thomas
Shaw, Annie Theresa
French, Christina
French, Julia Cathrine
French, Michael John
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
1st Depot Battalion
Coombe Home (Hespeler, Ont.)
Place
Guelph, Ontario, Canada [Place of residence, marriage, and burial]
Dublin, Dublin, Ireland [Birthplace]
Hespeler, Ontario, Canada [Place of residence]
London, Ontario, Canada [Place of enlistment]
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Guelph, Ontario
Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
Hespeler, Ontario
London, Ontario
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Private Joseph Thomas French was born October 18, 1894 in Dublin, Ireland to William French and Polly Murphy. He came to Canada with the Smyly Trust at the age of 12 years aboard the Tunisian leaving Liverpool, England on May 2, 1907 and arriving in Quebec City on May 11, 1907. In the 1911 census, he is listed as living in Guelph and working as a machinist in a factory. Joseph French enlisted on December 7, 1915 with the 1st Depot Battalion W.O.R. in London, Ontario. His religion was listed at Church of England and his reg. number was #928076. He was discharged on June 6, 1917 as medically unfit. After the war, Joseph lived at 197 Gordon St., Guelph and worked as a motor mechanic and tire inspector. He married Annie Theresa Shaw on July 17, 1918 in Guelph, Ontario. Joseph French died in 1969 and is buried in Woodlawn Cemetery in Guelph. Joseph had a brother, Michael John, who also came to Canada in 1907 with the Smyly Trust. He lived at R.R.#2, Hespeler, Ontario. They had two sisters, Christina French of 52 Upper Leeson St., Dublin, Ireland and Julia Cathrine French.
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French, Joe Private. He was one of the boys of the Coombe Home Hespeler.
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WW1_F_100
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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 2
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French, Michael
French, Michael John
Hodgson, Marjorie Marie
French, Christina
French, Julia Cathrine
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
1st Depot Battalion
Coombe Home (Hespeler, Ont.)
Place
Hespeler, Ontario, Canada [Place of residence]
Dublin, Dublin, Ireland [Birthplace]
Wellington, Ontario, Canada [Place of residence and employment]
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Hespeler, Ontario
Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
Wellington, Ontario
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Private Michael John French was born July 3, 1896 in Dublin, Ireland to William French and Mary Murphy. Aged 10 years, Michael came to Canada with the Smyly Trust aboard the Tunisian leaving Liverpool, England on May 2, 1907 and arriving in Quebec City on May 11, 1907. Prior to the war, Michael farmed in the Hespeler area. He was Presbyterian. Michael French was drafted under Military Service Act 1917 to 1st Depot Battalion W.O.R., London, Ontario. He completed the medical exam on October 24, 1917 and was called up on May 20, 1918, reg. #3135970. After the war, he rented a farm in Puslinch Township, South Wellington. On January 24, 1923, Michael French married Marjorie Marie Hodgson. Michael French had a brother, Joseph Thomas, who lived at 197 Gordon St., Guelph, Ontario and two sisters, Christina French of 52 Upper Leeson St., Dublin, Ireland and Julia Catherine French. He died on February 14, 1967.
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French, Michael Private. He was one of the boys of the Coombe Home, Hespeler, Ontario.
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Friedman, Norman Alexander

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Friedman, Norman Alexander Private. Enlisted May 20, 1918 with 1st Depot Battalion, Western
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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 2
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Friedman, Norman Alexander
Friedman, Martin
Letosn, Dorothy
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Military life
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
1st Depot Battalion
Place
West Montrose, Ontario, Canada [Place of residence]
Breslau, Ontario, Canada [Birthplace]
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West Montrose, Ontario
Breslau, Ontario
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Friedman, Norman Alexander Private. Enlisted May 20, 1918 with 1st Depot Battalion, Western Ontario Regiment. Roman Catholic. Born at Breslau, 1896 and educated at West Montrose. He was discharged January 17, 1919 and is now at R.R. No.1 West Montrose, Ontario. Mr. Martin Friedman, West Montrose is his next of kin. Dorothy Letosn, R.R. 1 West Montrose, Ontario.
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WW1_F_104
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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 2
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Froelich, H.
Froelich, Henry
Froelich, Andrew
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
1st Depot Battalion
Place
Kitchener, Ontario, Canada [Place of burial]
New Hamburg, Ontario, Canada [Birthplace and place of enlistment]
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Kitchener, Ontario
New Hamburg, Ontario
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Private Henry Froelich was born in New Hamburg, Ontario on June 23, 1888. He was Roman Catholic. He was conscripted through the Military Service Act, and enlisted on April 16, 1918 at New Hamburg, Ontario. He was assigned to the 1st Depot Battalion W.O.R. Prior to serving in the army, he was working as a finisher. After the war, he returned to Waterloo region. He died at the Sunnyside Long Term Care Home in 1969. His remains are interred in the Catholic mausoleum at Woodland Cemetery in Kitchener. His brother Andrew Froelich of Woodstock, Ontario was his next of kin.
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Froelich, H. Private. He enlisted at New Hamburg.
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