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Battenberg, Oscar Henry Ziegler

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A white index card containing the name, rank and military history of a soldier of Waterloo County.
Battenberg, Oscar Henry Ziegler Private. Enlisted May 18, 1918 with 75th Battalion. Lutheran
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WW1_B_075
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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.
Storage Location
SIC WW1 Box 1
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Battenberg, Oscar Henry Ziegler
Battenberg, H. (Rev.)
Battenberg, H. (Mrs.)
Battenberg, Esther
Battenburg, Arthur
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
75th Battalion
Place
St. Louis, Missouri, United States [Place of residence]
Wellesley, Ontario, Canada [Place of residence]
Witley, England, United Kingdom [Place of military service]
Kurtzville, Ontario, Canada [Birthplace]
Geographic Access
St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Wellesley (Village), Ontario
Witley, England
Kurtzville, Ontario
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Battenberg, Oscar Henry Ziegler Private. Enlisted May 18, 1918 with 75th Battalion. Lutheran. Born in Kurtzville, Wallace Township, Oct. 2, 1896 and educated at Wellesley Public School and at colleges at Fort Wayne and St. Louis, U.S.A. He is now at Witley Camp in England has seen no active service. His parents are Rev. and Mrs. H. Battenberg, Wellesley, Ontario. Arthur and Esther Battenberg, Wellesley, Ontario.
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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, a red cross and a red slash.
and transferred to 75th Battalion. Presbyterian. Born at Alexander, Manitoba June 8, 1892. Educated at Grand
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WW1_B_137
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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, a red cross and a red slash.
Storage Location
SIC WW1 Box 1
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Birley, Cecil George
Birley, Kathleen
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
75th Battalion
84th Battalion
Place
Bramshot, England, United Kingdom [Place of death and burial]
Somme, Centre, France [Place of military service and wounding]
Alexander, Manitoba, Canada [Birthplace]
England, England, United Kingdom [Place of military service]
Ayr, Ontario, Canada [Place of residence]
Geographic Access
Bramshot, England
Somme, Centre, France
Alexander, Manitoba
England
Ayr, Ontario
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Birley, Cecil George Private. Enlisted August 28, 1915 with 84th Infantry Battalion and transferred to 75th Battalion. Presbyterian. Born at Alexander, Manitoba June 8, 1892. Educated at Grand View, Tranquility and Paris Plains North Public Schools. Moved to Waterloo County with his parents in 1912. Unmarried. His mother is Mrs. Kathleen Birley, R.R.3 Ayr, Ontario. He left Canada with 84th Battalion June 12, 1916 and after two days' leave in England he was put in training for scout and sniper with 75th Battalion. He went to France about August 1, 1916. Wounded in action at Somme August 31, 1916 with machine gun bullet through spine. Died September 17, 1916 in Frencham Hospital, Bramshott, England.
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Bradley, George Private. Bandsman. Enlisted August 16, 1916 with 75th Battalion
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WW1_B_216
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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 and a red cross.
Storage Location
SIC WW1 Box 1
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Bradley, George
Knack, Alice
Knack, Henry
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
54th Battalion
75th Battalion
Bandsmen
Place
Bramshot, England, United Kingdom [Place of military service]
England, England, United Kingdom [Birthplace]
Republic of France, France, France [Place of military service and death]
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Bramshot, England
England
France
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Bradley, George Private. Bandsman. Enlisted August 16, 1916 with 75th Battalion and was transferred in England to 11th Brigade Band, 4th Canadian Division Bramshott Camp and in France to the 54th Battalion. Church of England. Born October 16, 1882 in England and educated at Darwen Lane, England. Came to Canada March 1913. Unmarried. He was killed in action November 18, 1916 while serving in a soup kitchen in one of the communication trenches on the Somme front. As assistant cook he and two others were instantly killed by a shell that made a direct hit on the kitchen. His next of kin is Mrs. Alice Knack, Hewitt St., Preston, Ontario. He left Toronto on March 24, 1916 and reached France August 14, 1916. Henry Knack, Hewitt St., Preston, Ontario.
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training at Chisledon and Bramshott, transferring to the 75th Battalion and then to the Canadian Engineers
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WW1_B_288
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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 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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Brubacher, Lloyd
Brubacher, Auson
Brubacher, Auson (Mrs.)
Jarvis, Annie
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
Engineering corps
75th Battalion
Place
Warloy-Baillon, Picardie, France [Place of burial]
Republic of France, France, France [Place of military service]
England, England, United Kingdom [Place of military service]
Toronto, Ontario, Canada [Place of marriage and enlistment]
St. Jacobs, Ontario, Canada [Place of residence]
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Warloy-Baillon, Picardie, France
France
England
Toronto, Ontario
St. Jacobs, Ontario
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Brubacher, Lloyd Private. Lloyd Brubacher third son of Mr. and Mrs Auson Brubacher, St. Jacobs, was born April the first 1894. He received his education at the St. Jacobs Public School, and after spending two years on the home farm he took up electrical work in Doerr and Bremners shop in Waterloo, then at the Power Station at Guelph, next with the Canadian General Electric in Toronto, and lastly with the Hydro Commission in the London district. On April 2nd he married Miss Annie Jarvis of Toronto. He enlisted and trained at Niagara and Exhibition Camp, Toronto. He left for overseas on Aug. 4th 1916, and continued his training at Chisledon and Bramshott, transferring to the 75th Battalion and then to the Canadian Engineers. He crossed to France on Aug. 4th 1916, and saw active service with the Engineer Corps along the Belgium border, but mostly in the Somme sector. On the evening of the 24th of Nov. 1916, while repairing barbwire entanglements in "No Man's Land" he was struck in the abdomen by a sniper's bullet. He was taken to Warloy Field Hospital, at the time 20 miles behind the lines, where he succumbed to his injuries next day, Nov. 25. He was buried in the military cemetery at Warloy, France.
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Carothers, Floyd Alfred

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to 75th Battalion. Methodist. Born in Preston, April 7, 1895 and educated in Preston. Unmarried. He
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WW1_C_036
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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. Card also includes a photograph and two red slashes.
Storage Location
SIC WW1 Box 1
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Carothers, Floyd Alfred
Carothers, Mary
Webster, Russell
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
111th Battalion
75th Battalion
Place
Kingdom of Belgium, Belgium, Belgium [Place of military service]
Preston, Ontario, Canada [Birthplace and place of education]
Geographic Access
Belgium
Preston, Ontario
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Carothers, Floyd Alfred Private. Enlisted April 22, 1916 with 111st Battalion and transferred to 75th Battalion. Methodist. Born in Preston, April 7, 1895 and educated in Preston. Unmarried. He is still in service in Belgium. He was once wounded and several months later he was gassed. Mrs. Mary Carothers, Preston, Ontario is his next of kin. Returned. Russell Webster, Preston, Ontario.
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and transferred to 75th Battalion. Baptist. Born at Angmering, Sussex, England on May 14, 1880 and married Kate
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WW1_C_062
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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 slash and cross.
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SIC WW1 Box 1
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Penfold, Kate
Chalk, John
Chalk, John Frank
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
111th Battalion
75th Battalion
Place
Bruay-la-Buissière, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France [Place of burial]
Lens, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France [Place of death]
Angmering, England, United Kingdom [Birthplace]
Galt, Ontario, Canada [Place of residence]
Geographic Access
Bruay-la-Buissière, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France
Lens, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France
Angmering, England
Galt, Ontario
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Chalk, John Sergeant. Enlisted November 8, 1916 with 111th Battalion of South Waterloo and transferred to 75th Battalion. Baptist. Born at Angmering, Sussex, England on May 14, 1880 and married Kate Penfold of Ferring, Sussex, England on Feb 28, 1907. He has three sons. He died of Broncho-pneumonia on Sept.6.1917 near Lens France and was buried at Bruay. His widow and family live at 40 Stanley St., Galt, Ontario. He was one year and ten months in the service of which the last seven months was in France. He was wounded in the right hand on April 2, 1917. John Frank Chalk, 40 Stanley st., Galt, Ontario
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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 slash.
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WW1_C_231
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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 slash.
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SIC WW1 Box 1
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Currie, Edward Blake
Currie, Frederic
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
111th Battalion
75th Battalion
Place
Preston, Ontario, Canada [Place of residence and enlistment]
Canada, Canada, Canada [Birthplace]
Republic of France, France, France [Place of military service]
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Preston, Ontario
Canada
France
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Currie, Edward Blake Private. Enlisted with the 111th Battalion at Preston, April 19, 1916. He was born in Canada and is the son of Frederic Currie, Preston. Ontario. Transferred to 75th Reserve in England and served in France during the summer of 1918. He was severely wounded. He has returned to Preston.
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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, a red cross and a red slash.
to France in 1917. He transferred from 111th Battalion to 35th Black Watch 75th Battalion. Lutheran. Born
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WW1_M_154
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9.8 cm (W) X 14 cm (H)
17.5 cm (W) X 22.7 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 includes a photograph, a red cross and a red slash.
Storage Location
SIC WW1 Box 3
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Marty, Ivan Bernard
Marty, Dr.
Curtis, Allen B.
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
111th Battalion
75th Battalion
Place
Republic of France, France, France [Place of military service]
Preston, Ontario, Canada [Place of enlistment]
New Hamburg, Ontario, Canada [Birthplace]
Geographic Access
France
Preston, Ontario
New Hamburg, Ontario
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Marty, Ivan Bernard Private. Son of Dr. Marty of New Hamburg. Born in Wilmot Township, Waterloo County. He enlisted at Preston at the age of twenty with 111th Battalion on May 12, 1916 and went to France in 1917. He transferred from 111th Battalion to 35th Black Watch 75th Battalion. Lutheran. Born April 12, 1897 at New Hamburg. He received his Junior Matriculation at New Hamburg. He entered the School of Medicine at Toronto in September 1915. Enlisted May 13, 1916 at Preston. While doing duty as a stretcher-bearer on April 4, 1917 he recieved three shrapnel wounds. He died April 6, 1917 at Vimy Ridge He also served at the Battle of Ancre, March 2, 1917. Allen B. Curtis, New Hamburg, Ontario.
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A white index card containing the name, rank and military history of a soldier of Waterloo County. Card also includes two red slashes.
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WW1_R_076
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9.8 cm (W) X 14 cm (H)
17.5 cm (W) X 22.7 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 two red slashes.
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SIC WW1 Box 4
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Rider, Alfred J.
Rider J. (Mrs.)
Rider, Maggie
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
34th Battalion
75th Battalion
Place
Woolwich, Ontario, Canada [Birthplace]
Geographic Access
Woolwich, Ontario
Copyright Status
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Rider, Alfred J. Sergeant Major. He enlisted as a Private on February 22, 1915 with 34th Battalion. He afterwards transferred to 75th and rose to the rank of Sergeant Major. Roman Catholic. Born at Weisenburg, Woolwich Township July 25, 1893 and educated at S.S. No.10 Woolwich. Single. He was wounded twice, first in the left arm and right knee and the second time in the head, right shoulder, right side, right knee and the calf of his left leg was blown off. He is still in Hospital. His mother is Mrs. J. Rider, West Montrose, Ontario, R.R. No. 1. Maggie Rider, R.R. No. 1, West Montrose, Ontario.
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and transferred to 75th Battalion. Methodist. He was born and educated at Hepworth, Ontario where his mother
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WW1_S_159
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16 cm (W) X 26 cm (H)
17.5 cm (W) X 27.5 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 three red slashes.
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SIC WW1 Box 4
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Sinclair, Ernest A.
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
37th Canadian Infantry Battalion
75th Battalion
Place
Republic of France, France, France [Place of military service]
Kitchener, Ontario, Canada [Place of residence]
Hepworth, Ontario, Canada [Birthplace]
Geographic Access
France
Kitchener, Ontario
Hepworth, Ontario
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Sinclair, Ernest A. Lance Corporal. Enlisted January 17, 1915 with the 37th Infantry Battalion and transferred to 75th Battalion. Methodist. He was born and educated at Hepworth, Ontario where his mother, Mrs. William Hepworth now lives. He went to France January 1, 1917 and took part in battles at Vimy Ridge, Avions, Ypres, Lens and Hill 70. He was wounded at Vimy Ridge but at Hill 70 he was nearly cut to pieces. He received no less than 78 cuts in his body, both legs were broken twice, his left side and shoulder smashed, his left lung blown through and his skull badly jammed. He was also gassed. He was officially dead for eight days. After this experience he was discharged and is now living at 36 College St., Kitchener.
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