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Ainslie, Robert

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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 of Robert Ainslie and a red slash.
Robert Ainslie and his wife Annie Bauchop are buried in Mount View Cemetery, Cambridge. He is buried with his son who also served in the Military in World War Two. The headstone in Mount View Cemetery reads: Ainslie/ Robert Ainslie/ 1882-1962/ Annie Bauchop his wife/ 1884-1931/ Robert (Scotty) Ainslie/ 1904-1948/ (Veteran's cross)/ [A] Father/ [B] Mother/ Annie Bauchop/ 1884-1931/ [C] Scotty /.

Robert Ainslie worked as a maltman and was married in 1904 in Sauchie, Alloa, Clackmannan, Scotland before coming to Canada. The Scottish Marriage Registration of 5 Feb 1904 states the the marriage was conducted at Sauchie, Alloa, after Banns according to the Forms of the Church of Scotland, by George Murray, Minister, between Robert Ainslie, 21, bachelor, maltman, 16 Primrose Street, Alloa, and Annie Bauchop, 19, spinster, millworker, Fairfield, Sauchie, Alloa. Witnesses were given as: David Ainslie and Mary Bauchop. The marriage was registered on 8 February 1904, at Alloa, by Ross Grant, Registrar in the Parish of Alloa in the County of Clackmannan, (Registration District 465/A, Entry 19.)
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Ainslie, Robert ; Ainslie, Jean
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Kitchener Public Library
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Geographic Coverage:
  • Birthplace:
    Scotland, United Kingdom
    fltLatitude: 56.11667
    Latitude: 56.11667 Longitude: -3.8
  • Place of military service:
    England, United Kingdom
    fltLatitude: 53
    Latitude: 53 Longitude: -2
  • Place of military service:
    France, France
    fltLatitude: 46
    Latitude: 46 Longitude: 2
  • Place of residence:
    Ontario, Canada
    fltLatitude: 43.3668
    Latitude: 43.3668 Longitude: -80.31637
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Ainslie, Robert


Enlisted October 1, 1915 with 2nd Pioneers and transferred to 9th Engineers.


Born March 31, 1882 in Alloa, Scotland, educated and married in Scotland. He has four children.

He was discharged March 30, 1919 and lives at 100 Victoria Avenue, Galt, Ontario.

He went to England December 14, 1915 and to France on March 8, 1916. He was wounded in June 1916.

Jean Ainslie, 100 Victoria Ave., Galt.

Ainslie, Robert
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Ainslie, Robert

A white index card containing the name, rank and military history of a soldier of Waterloo County. Card also includes a photograph of Robert Ainslie and a red slash.