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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.
Anderson, John D. Private. Enlisted very early in the war with 29th Highland Light Infantry
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WW1_A_047
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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. The card also bears a red cross.
Storage Location
SIC WW1 Box 1
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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
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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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WW1_B_130
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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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Bevan, Albert
Bevan, Thomas
Bevan, Ellen
Waters, Emily Frances
Bevan, Doris Frances
Bevan, Albert William
Bevan, George
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
29th Highland Light Infantry Battalion
British Royal Regiment of Artillery
Place
Guelph, Ontario, Canada [Place of enlistment]
Vimy, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France [Place of military service]
Cambridge, Ontario, Canada [Place of burial]
Galt, Ontario, Canada [Place of residence]
County of Dorset, England, United Kingdom [Place of marriage]
Weymouth, England, United Kingdom [Place of British military service]
County of Essex, England, United Kingdom [Birthplace]
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Guelph, Ontario
Vimy, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France
Cambridge, Ontario
Galt, Ontario
Dorset County, England
Weymouth, England
Essex County, England
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Bevan, Thomas Albert Sergeant. Regimental No. 91052 Albert, as he was known, was born in Leyon, Essex, England on 11 August 1882 to Thomas and Ellen Bevan. On 17 April 1902, 19 year old Albert enlisted in the British Army's Royal Regiment of Artillery. His rank was Bombadier and he was stationed at Weymouth. He married 20 year old Emily Frances Waters on 2 December 1905 at Trinity Church, Dorset, England. His enlistment with the British Army ended in 1907 and he and his wife and son Thomas immigrated to Canada and settled in the Galt area. More children were born in Canada; Doris Frances in 1908 and Albert William in 1910. Another son George followed later. On 15 November 1915, at Guelph, he enlisted in the Canadian Army for overseas service. At that time his trade was noted as machinist. He served with the 29th Battalion, known as "Tobin's Tigers" after its first commanding officer. The battalion was originally recruited in Vancouver and New Westminster, BC. It was part of the 6th Infantry Brigade, 2nd Canadian Division. The battalion participated in a number of major battles during the war, including Vimy Ridge. It was disbanded in 1920. After the war he returned to Galt where he farmed. He died on 1 April 1961 and is buried at Mount View Cemetery, Cambridge. According to his obituary he was a former Waterloo sheriff and County constable and deputy. He was a member of Trinity Anglican Church, Galt and a member of the Masonic Lodge. He was survived by Emily who died 8 October 1969 and was buried alongside Albert. He was survived by his children: Thomas, Doris and Albert. George died in 1957 and is buried with his parents.
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Bevan, Albert Private. His address is Galt. He was overseas.
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Briscoe, Ross Dickenson

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A white index card containing name, rank and military history of a soldier of Waterloo County. Card also contains a photograph and a red cross.
Briscoe, Ross Dickenson Lieutenant. Enlisted early in the war with 29th Highland Light Infantry
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WW1_B_252
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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 name, rank and military history of a soldier of Waterloo County. Card also contains a photograph and a red cross.
Storage Location
SIC WW1 Box 1
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Briscoe, Ross Dickenson
Briscoe, R. A.
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
29th Highland Light Infantry Battalion
101st Edmonton Fusiliers Regiment
Place
Salisbury Plain, England, United Kingdom [Place of military service and death]
Galt, Ontario, Canada [Place of enlistment]
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Salisbury, England
Galt, Ontario
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Briscoe, Ross Dickenson Lieutenant. Enlisted early in the war with 29th Highland Light Infantry Battalion and transferred to 101st Fusiliers of Edmonton. He was accidentally killed at Salisbury Plains in January 1915. His father is Mr. R. A. Briscoe, the dry goods merchant of Galt.
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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.
Callan, Edward Private. Enlisted very early in the war with 29th Highland Light Infantry
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WW1_C_008
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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 includes a photograph and a red cross.
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SIC WW1 Box 1
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Callan, Edward
Callan, Thomas
Callan, Frederick
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
29th Highland Light Infantry Battalion
Place
England, England, United Kingdom [Place of birth]
Vimy, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France [Place of memorial]
Armentières, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France [Place of death and burial]
Preston, Ontario, Canada [Place of residence]
Galt, Ontario, Canada [Place of enlistment]
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England
Vimy, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France
Armentières, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France
Preston, Ontario
Galt, Ontario
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Private Edward Callan was the first soldier from Waterloo County to die in World War One on February 20, 1915. He died at Armentieres, near the Belgium border. Pte. Callan was shot about a dozen hours after reaching the Rue De Bois trench. He was buried at the trench, but his grave location was lost by the army. He was 26 years of age at the time of his death. His name is on the Vimy Memorial in France. Private Callan had served nine years in the British Royal Marines prior to his arrival in Canada in 1913. He had followed his older brothers, Thomas and Frederick Callan, to Canada and settled in Preston. Edward had worked as a carpenter with Water Department in Preston, prior to enlisting. He was single at the time of his death.
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Callan, Edward Private. Enlisted very early in the war with 29th Highland Light Infantry Battalion of Galt. His home was in Preston. He was killed in action in 1915. He enlisted with the 1st Division 1st Contingent in Sept, 1914. His next of kin in Canada are his brothers, Thomas Callan and Frederick Callan, 504 Stone Rd., Galt. Anglican.
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WW1_C_097
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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 name, rank and military history of a soldier of Waterloo County. Card also contains a red cross.
Storage Location
SIC WW1 Box 1
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Clark, John
Clark, (Mr.)
Clark, (Mrs.)
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
29th Highland Light Infantry Battalion
Place
Galt, Ontario, Canada [Place of residence]
Sittingbourne, England, United Kingdom [Birthplace]
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Galt, Ontario
Sittingbourne, England
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Clark, John Lance-Corporal. He enlisted early in the war with a Mounted Rifles unit. He had previously been a member of the 29th Highland Light Infantry of Canada. He was born in Sittingbourne, England but had lived in Galt for five years. His parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Clark, live on Elliott St., Galt. Anglican. He died of wounds May 9, 1917 at the age of twenty-two.
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De Guerre, Harold Walker

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A white index card containing name, rank and military history of a soldier of Waterloo County.
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WW1_D_052
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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.
Storage Location
SIC WW1 Box 1
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De Guerre, Harold Walker
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
111th Battalion
29th Highland Light Infantry Battalion
Place
Republic of France, France, France [Place of military service]
England, England, United Kingdom [Place of military service]
Galt, Ontario, Canada [Place of enlistment]
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France
England
Galt, Ontario
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De Guerre, Harold Walker Lieutenant. He was an officer of the 29th Regiment Highland Light Infantry of Canada and enlisted with 111th Battalion as Captain and adjutant. He was a staff officer in England and went to France as a Lieutenant. His mother lives in Vancouver, B.C. and his sister teaches in the Collegiate Institute of Kitchener, Ontario. He enlisted with the 111th Battalion May 22, 1916 at Galt.
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Gahagan, John E. Private. Enlisted very early in the war with 29th Highland Light Infantry
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WW1_G_001
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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 name, rank and military history of a soldier of Waterloo County. Card also contains a red cross.
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SIC WW1 Box 2
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Gahagan, John E.
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
29th Highland Light Infantry Battalion
Place
Guelph, Ontario, Canada [Place of death]
Galt, Ontario, Canada [Place of enlistment]
Geographic Access
Guelph, Ontario
Galt, Ontario
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Gahagan, John E. Private. Enlisted very early in the war with 29th Highland Light Infantry Battalion of Galt. He was accidentally killed at Guelph, Ontario March 11, 1915.
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Jeffs, John Robert Private. Enlisted early in the war with 29th Highland Light Infantry Battalion
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WW1_J_027
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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. Card also contains a red cross.
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SIC WW1 Box 3
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Jeffs, John Robert
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
29th Highland Light Infantry Battalion
Place
Galt, Ontario, Canada [Place of enlistment]
Geographic Access
Galt, Ontario
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Jeffs, John Robert Private. Enlisted early in the war with 29th Highland Light Infantry Battalion of Galt. He died of pneumonia at Galt. March 17, 1915.
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Lockhart, Thomas Downey

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Light Infantry Battalion of Galt. He was thirty-five years old when he enlisted. Presbyterian. Born
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WW1_L_113
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Language
English
Date Range
1919-1921
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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, a red cross and a red slash.
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SIC WW1 Box 3
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Lockhart, Thomas Downey
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
29th Highland Light Infantry Battalion
Place
Galt, Ontario, Canada [Place of residence and enlistment]
Kingdom of Belgium, Belgium, Belgium [Place of military service]
Scotland, Scotland, United Kingdom [Birthplace]
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Galt, Ontario
Belgium
Scotland
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Lockhart, Thomas Downey Captain. Enlisted in the early days of the war with the 29th Highland Light Infantry Battalion of Galt. He was thirty-five years old when he enlisted. Presbyterian. Born in Scotland, he came to Canada as a lad. He resided first in Toronto but came to Galt as a member of the firm of Norris and Lockhart, plumbers, but later became the head of the firm of T? Lockhart & Co. A prominent bowler and curler and a member of the Masonic Order. He was killed in the Battle of Langemarck, Friday, April 23, 1915 while leading his platoon in a charge against the enemy. He received a fatal wound, succumbing half an hour later.
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McMaster, John Thomas

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Soldier Information Cards - World War One
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A white index card containing 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_M_093
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Language
English
Date Range
1919-1921
Date of Publication
1919
Citation
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. Card also includes a photograph and a red cross.
Storage Location
SIC WW1 Box 3
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McMaster, John Thomas
McMaster, Thomas
Brewster, Margaret
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
29th Highland Light Infantry Battalion
Place
Republic of France, France, France [Place of military service]
Hespeler, Ontario, Canada [Place of education]
Arrondissement de Nantes, Pays de la Loire, France [Place of death and burial]
Salisbury Plain, England, United Kingdom [Place of military training]
Saint-Gabriel-de-Valcartier, Quebec, Canada [Place of military training]
Geographic Access
France
Hespeler, Ontario
Arrondissement de Nantes, Pays de la Loire, France
Salisbury, England
Saint-Gabriel-de-Valcartier, Quebec
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McMaster, John Thomas Corporal. Enlisted August 14, 1914 with 29th Battalion Highland Light Infantry. Roman Catholic. Born September 8, 1880 educated at Hespeler Public School. Trained at Valcartier, left for overseas September 28, 1914, trained at Salisbury Plains left for France February 6, 1915. He was accidentally killed at Nantes, France on February 12, 1915 and is buried at Bouteillers Cemetery, Nantes, France. He was a veteran of the South African War, going over with 4th Canadian Mounted Rifles April 1902 and was honorably discharged that same year. His next of kin is Thomas McMaster, Box 69, Hespeler, Ontario. Margaret Brewster, Hespeler, Ontario.
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