Part Of
Soldier Information Cards - World War One
Description Level
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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Part Of
Soldier Information Cards - World War One
Description Level
Item
Accession Number
WW1_D_009
Material Details
Cards
Physical Description
11 cm (W) X 6.8 cm (H)
12.4 cm (W) X 8.3 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
Dally, William J.
Dally, William John
Driver, Ann Hopkins
Subject Access
Military life
Soldiers
World War One, 1914-1918
Place
Cambridge, Ontario, Canada [Place of burial]
Kennington, England, United Kingdom [Place of marriage]
City of London, England, United Kingdom [Birthplace]
Preston, Ontario, Canada [Place of enlistment and residence]
Geographic Access
Cambridge, Ontario
Kennington, England
London, England
Preston, Ontario
Notes
Private William John Dally enlisted with the Canadian Expeditionary Force at Galt on November 2, 1914 at the age of 38. He served 3 years with the 118th Battalion overseas. William was born on November 22, 1875 in London, England. On February 17, 1901, he married his wife, Ann Hopkins Driver, in Kennington, England. They came to Preston in 1910, living on Fountain Street. It was there that they raised their family of five children - 4 boys and 1 girl. William worked as a bricklayer and for the Grand River Railway. He was Anglican. After the war, William returned to Preston where he continued to work for the railway until he retired in 1939. He died on November 24, 1954 at the age of 79 and is buried in Park Lawn Cemetery, Cambridge.
Copyright Status
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to Canadian law. No restrictions on use.
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Source Organization
Kitchener Public Library
Collection
Soldier Information Cards - World War One
Transcription
Dally, William J. Private. He enlisted from Preston and has returned there from service overseas.
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