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Soldier Information Cards - World War One
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108th Battalion (12) 108th Regiment (39) 10th Battalion Railway Construction Troops (8) 111th Battalion (681) 111th South Waterloo Battalion (7) 118th Battalion (308) 122nd Battalion (47) 135th Battalion (4) 153rd Battalion (7) 15th Battalion (9) 16th Battalion (4) 18th Battalion (40) 19th Battalion (4) 1st Battalion (42) 1st Canadian Battalion (8) 1st Canadian Infantry Battalion (4) 1st Contingent (6) 1st Depot Battalion (25) 1st Reinforcing Draft (36) 20th Battalion (6) 216th Battalion (4) 24th Regiment (8) 256th Construction Battalion (6) 256th Railway (4) 25th Reserve Battalion (6) 29th Highland Light Infantry Battalion (13) 29th Regiment (159) 2nd Battalion (7) 2nd Canadian Pioneers (7) 2nd Pioneers (6) 2nd Reinforcing Draft (42) 30th Regiment (4) 31st Battalion (4) 34th Batillion (4) 34th Battalion (371) 34th Infantry Battalion (4) 38th Battalion (4) 38th Regiment (6) 3rd Battalion (7) 46th Battalion (5) 47th Battalion (7) 4th Battalion (42) 50th Battalion (8) 52nd Battalion (5) 55th Battery, Canadian Field Artillery (10) 64th Battalion (4) 64th Battery (11) 67th Battery, Canadian Field Artillery (7) 71st Battalion (116) 75th Battalion (13) American Expeditionary Force (4) American Red Cross (5) Anglican Church (9) Artillery (Troops) (6) Baptist Church (5) British Expeditionary Force (6) C. Turnbull Company Limited (Galt, Ont.) (7) Canadian Army Medical Corps (16) Canadian Field Artillery (8) Canadian Forestry Corps (RCA) (12) Canadian Machine Gun Corps (6) Canadian Mounted Rifles (5) Canadian Railway Troops (5) Church of England (15) Coombe Home (Hespeler, Ont.) (106) Distinguished Service Order (5) Doon Twines Limited (Kitchener, Ont.) (7) Engineers (8) Galt Brass Company Limited (Galt, Ont.) (7) Galt Collegiate Institute (Galt, Ont.) (19) Imperial Forces (12) Infantry (5) Kitchener Collegiate and Technical Institute (Kitchener, Ont.) (11) Kitchener Collegiate Institute (Kitchener, Ont.) (11) Lutheran Church (10) Methodist Church (8) Military Cross (14) Military life (3237) Military Medal (34) Military service (5) Nurses (18) Presbyterian (7) Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry (5) R. Forbes Company (Hespeler, Ont.) (26) Roman Catholic (13) Royal Air Force (19) Royal Canadian Horse Artillery (12) Royal Flying Corps. (10) Royal Navy (10) Soldiers (3225) Soldiers -- Wounds and injuries (36) Territorials (36) United States Army (5) Vimy Ridge (5) War casualties (61) Western Ontario Regiment (23) Williams, Greene and Rome Company (Kitchener, Ont.) (7) Women and the military (21) World War One (5) World War One, 1914-1918 (3236)
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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.