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Soldier Information Cards - World War One
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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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Soldier Information Cards - World War One
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Item
Accession Number
WW1_A_064
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
Arndt, Harvey Henry
Arndt, Emma
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
118th Battalion
10th Battalion Railway Construction Troops
256th Railway Construction Battalion
Place
Kitchener, Ontario, Canada [Place of birth, residence and enlistment]
Geographic Access
Kitchener, Ontario
Notes
Sapper Harvey Arndt (Regimental/Service #751578), enlisted on March 28, 1916 in Berlin, Ontario with the 118th Battalion, Canadian Expeditionary Force. He was born on February 18, 1898 in Berlin, Ontario. At the time of his enlistment he was not married and his trade was a shoemaker. He listed his next of kin as Emma Arndt (mother) of 22 DeKay Street in Berlin, Ontario and his religion as Lutheran. He was later transferred to the 256th Overseas Railway Construction Battalion, Canadian Expeditionary Force. His unit sailed from Halifax on March 26, 1917 aboard the SS Missanabie and arrived in Liverpool, England on April 7, 1917. On May 31, 1917 he was transferred to the 10th Canadian Railway Troops, and arrived in France on June 19, 1917. Harvey served throughout France and Belgium.
Copyright Status
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to Canadian law. No restrictions on use.
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Kitchener Public Library
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Soldier Information Cards - World War One
Transcription
Ardnt, Harvey Private. He enlisted at Kitchener.
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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 the name, rank and military history of a soldier of Waterloo County.
  1 document
Part Of
Soldier Information Cards - World War One
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
WW1_A_080
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
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]
Geographic Access
Toronto, Ontario
Bromley, England
Kitchener, Ontario
Notes
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.
Copyright Status
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to Canadian law. No restrictions on use.
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Kitchener Public Library
Collection
Soldier Information Cards - World War One
Transcription
Aylward, George His home is in Kitchener. Methodist. 37 Pequegnat Ave., Kitchener.
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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 includes a photograph and a red star.
Gingerich, Oscar Corporal. Enlisted with 118th Battalion and transferred to the 256th Railway
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Soldier Information Cards - World War One
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Item
Accession Number
WW1_G_073
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 star.
Storage Location
SIC WW1 Box 2
Name Access
Gingrich, Oscar
Thoman, Violet
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
118th Battalion
Canadian Forestry Corps (RCA)
256th Railway Construction Battalion
Place
Republic of France, France, France [Place of military service]
Ubly, Michigan, United States [Birthplace]
Geographic Access
France
Ubly, Michigan, United States
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
Gingerich, Oscar Corporal. Enlisted with 118th Battalion and transferred to the 256th Railway Construction Battalion. Mennonite. Born in Ubly, Michigan. He won a medal. He enlisted March 23, 1916 and was discharged April 6, 1919. He served 20 months in France with the Canadian Forestry Corps. Violet Thoman 44 Pandora Ave., Kitchener
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