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Soldier Information Cards - World War One


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Subject:  Galt Collegiate Institute (Galt, Ont.) 
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Jaffray, Madeleine F. 
TextImage  1919  A white index card containing the name, rank and military history of a soldier of Waterloo County. Card also includes a photograph, two red stars and red slash.
Gray, Robert Murray McChesney 
TextImage  1919  A white index card containing the name, rank and military history of a soldier of Waterloo County. Card also includes a photograph, red star, red slash and red cross. Lieutenant Robert Murray McChesney (also noted as McCheyne) Gray served with the Canadian Infantry (Saskatchewan Regiment), 46th...
Lash, Herbert 
TextImage  1919  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 star.
Ratz, John Henry 
Text  1919  A white index card containing the name, rank and military history of a soldier of Waterloo County. Card also includes a red cross.
Buchanan, William C. 
Text  1919  A white index card containing the name, rank and military history of a soldier of Waterloo County. Card also contains a red cross.
Fraser, Edna E. 
Text  1919  A white index card containing the name, rank and military history of a soldier of Waterloo County.
Gothorpe, Philip Odling 
TextImage  1919  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.
Crawford, Lawrence 
Text  1919  A white index card containing name, rank and military history of a soldier of Waterloo County. Card also contains a red cross.
Goudy, Robert Alexander 
Text  1919  A white index card containing name, rank and military history of a soldier of Waterloo County. Card also contains a red cross.
Bray, Horace E. 
Text  1919  A white index card containing the name, rank and military history of a soldier of Waterloo County. Card also includes a red cross.
Lovett, James H. 
TextImage  1919  A white index card containing the name, rank and military history of a soldier of Waterloo County. Card also includes a photograph. James enlisted August 1914, Winnipeg Manitoba, 16th Battalion (Canadian Scottish), rank of Private. Transferred to 13th Battalion, (Royal Highlanders) as Lieutenant,...
Gibb, John M. 
TextImage  1919  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.
Elliott, R. Gordon 
Text  1919  A white index card containing name, rank and military history of a soldier of Waterloo County. Card also contains a red star. Lieutenant Robert Gordon Elliott enlisted on November 4, 1914, at the age of 26. At the time of his enlistment, he had already spent five years with the 29th Battalion in...
Chisholm, G. Brock 
TextImage  1919  A white index card containing the name, rank and military history of a soldier of Waterloo County. Card also contains two red stars. George Brock Chisholm was born on May 18, 1896 in Oakville, Ontario, Canada to parents Frank Hubert Chisholm, a Canadian militia officer, and Lizzie Annett McCraney....
Chapman, Ronald J. 
Text  1919  A white index card containing the name, rank and military history of a soldier of Waterloo County. Card also contains a red cross. Gunner James Ronald was born in Galt, Ontario 30 October 1894, son of Lizzie Vance and Louis Chapman. Educated at Galt Public School and Galt Collegiate Institute and...
Cavers, J. Pomeroy 
Text  1919  A white index card containing the name, rank and military history of a soldier of Waterloo County. Card also contains a red cross. Lieutenant James Pomeroy Cavers was born on December 29, 1891 in Galt, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada. His parents were Mrs. J. Dyas and Mr. William Andrew Cavers. Cavers...
McKay, Evelyn Verrall 
TextImage  1919  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.
Watson, Alfred Wyllie 
TextImage  1919  A white index card containing the name, rank and military history of a soldier of Waterloo County. Card also includes a photograph.
Keffer, Ernest Ralph 
TextImageComments:  1919  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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Soldier Information Cards - World War One


Under the leadership of Chief Librarian, B. Mabel Dunham, the staff of the Kitchener Public Library undertook a project to document Waterloo County (now Region) people who served Canada and the Empire in the Great War of 1914-1918. Dunham, a founding member of the Waterloo Historical Society, directed the project which saw the creation of information cards for each soldier or nurse who served in World War One. She also enlisted the help of military families, schoolchildren and the community in the gathering of names, histories and photographs. The original cards are in the Kitchener Public Library archival collection. They are housed and preserved in the Grace Schmidt Room of Local History. Access to this collection will be via this digital format only due to conservation reasons. Please note that the collection is not complete and the Library welcomes the addition of new names to the collection. The list of soldiers and nurses to be added to this online collection can be found under "Links" on the right hand side of the screen. The process of uploading soldier information cards will be ongoing between November 2014 and March 2015. Please check back often to see new additions and updates.