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Women serving a meal at Canadian Women's Army Corps' Camp Knollwood, in Kitchener, Ontario 
ImageMysteries:  1942  Black and white photograph of four unidentified women, dressed in civilian clothes, holding plates of food, behind a table, at the Canadian Women's Army Corps' (CWAC) Camp Knollwood (which later became CWAC Number Three Basic Training Centre) in Kitchener, Ontario, in 1942. There are two posters...
Ruth Auchenbach and unidentified woman, Canadian Women's Army Corps 
Image  1943  Black and white photograph of Canadian Women's Army Corps (CWAC) members Ruth Auchenbach and an unidentified women, standing in front of a barrack at the Number Three Basic Training Centre in Kitchener, Ontario, in 1943. The CWAC No. 3 Basic Training Centre, opened in Kitchener, Ontario, in...
Two unidentified members of the Canadian Women's Army Corps 
Image  1943  Black and white photograph of two unidentified women of the Canadian Women's Army Corps (CWAC), in uniform, at the Number Three Basic Training Centre in Kitchener, Ontario in 1943. In the background, to the left, barracks and other buildings can be seen. The CWAC No. 3 Basic Training Centre,...
Sargeant Taylor, Canadian Women's Army Corps 
ImageMysteries:  1943  Black and white photograph of Sargeant Taylor of the Canadian Women's Army Corps (CWAC) at the Number Three Basic Training Centre in Kitchener, Ontario, in 1943. The CWAC No. 3 Basic Training Centre, opened in Kitchener, Ontario, in October 1942. The training centre was located in Knollwood Park,...
118th Battalion 
Image  [between 1914 and 1918]  Black and white portrait postcard of members of the 118th Battalion during the First World War. The photograph might have been taken in France, as the reverse of the postcard bears French text only. Frederick Christian Luft is in the back row, sixth from the right hand side. Fred Christian Luft,...
Roland Angus Knack 
Image  1944  Black and white photograph of Roland Angus Knack, in military uniform. Angus Knack was born 16 Jan 1914 in Preston, Ont. He enrolled in the Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineering Corps in 1944 and served in Ottawa, Ont., England and the Netherlands. He returned home to Preston in October 1945...
Lance Corporal C. Haskell 
ImageComments:  [between 1914 and 1915],   Black and white postcard of Lance Corporal C. Haskell in uniform. Lance Corporal C. Haskell died in Givenchy, France on 15 June 1915. Front: Lance Corporal C. Haskell. [Symbol of cross] Givenchy, June 15, 1915.
Private Louis Bender 
ImageComments:  [between 1914 and 1918],   Black and white postcard of Private Louis Bender in uniform, holding a gun, outside a tent. Private Louis Bender was killed 9 August (year unknown). Reverse: Pte. Louis Bender, killed Aug 9th.
Private Theodore Schuler 
Image  [between 1909 and 1916],   Black and white, studio portrait of Private Theodore Schuler, seated in a chair. Private Schuler was born on 12 November 1889. He enlisted on 21 August 1915 with the 34th Battalion in London, Ontario. He died in action on 3 June 1916 in Zittebeke, France. Front: Pte. Theodore Schuler. No. 60375....
Lieutenant Herbert Charles Rounds 
Image  [between 1914 and 1918],   Black and white, head and shoulders studio portrait of Lieutenant Herbert Charles Rounds, in uniform. Lieutenant Rounds served with the 111th Battalion. He was killed in action on 26 August 1918. Card affixed to back of image: Lieutenant Herbert Charles Rounds. 111th Battallion [sic]. [Symbol of...
Private Leo Ferguson 
Image  [between 1914 and 1918,   Black and white, full-length, studio portrait of Private Leo Ferguson, in uniform. Private Leo Ferguson was born in Berlin, Ontario. He joined the 71st [Regiment] in London, and later joined the 13th Highlanders in France. He was killed in October 1918 at Cambrai, France. Front: Pte. Leo Ferguson...
Two Canadian soldiers 
ImageComments:Mysteries:  [between 1914 and 1918],   Black and white postcard of two unidentified Canadian soldiers.
Private Arthur Manuel Hall 
ImageComments:  [between 1915 and 1917],   Black and white, head and shoulders studio portrait of Private Arthur Manuel Hall, in uniform. Arthur Manuel Hall, of Kitchener, Ontario, was born in England. He was married to Helena Carter. He enlisted on 15 December 1915 with the 118th Battalion and transferred to the 1st Canadian Battalion. He...
Ex. Private Harold Voelker 
ImageComments:  [between 1914 and 1918],   Black and white studio portrait photograph, inside a photo cover, of Ex. Private Harold Voelker in uniform. Ex. Private Voelker was born 8 May 1896 in Berlin (later Kitchener), Ontario. He served with the 1st Battalion Canadian Infantry. Voelker was wounded at Passchendaele, Belgium on 6 November...
Wheeler Milton F. Ziegler 
ImageComments:  [between 1914 and 1916],   Black and white studio portrait photograph, mounted on a mat, of Wheeler Milton F. Ziegler of Elmira, Ontario, in uniform. Wheeler Milton F. Ziegler of Elmira, Ontario, was killed in action in Flanders, Belgium on 28 October 1916. The photographer, Robert Willoughby, operated a studio in Elmira,...
Canadian soldier 
ImageMysteries:  [between 1914 and 1918],   Black and white, seated half-length studio portrait of a young man in a Canadian army uniform.
Captain Ross Dickenson Briscoe 
Image  [between 1914 and 1915],   Black and white studio portrait photograph of Captain Ross Dickenson Briscoe, in uniform. Capt. Briscoe was with the 29th Battalion from Galt, Ontario, and later joined the 101st Fusiliers of Edmonton. He was killed by accident on the Salisbury Plains in January, 1915. The photographer, Langfur,...
Private Richard O. Gatehouse and Private Ernest Gatehouse 
Image  [between 1914 and 1916],   Black and white, studio photograph, mounted on a mat, of Private Richard O. Gatehouse, seated on the left, and Private Ernest Gatehouse, seated on the right, both of Preston, Ontario, in uniform. Pte. Richard O. Gatehouse of Preston, Ontario, enlisted with the 34th Battalion and had active service...
Private Walter Conrad Schierholz 
Image  [between 1914 and 1917],   Black and white postcard of Private Walter Conrad Schierholz in uniform. Private Schierholz died in December, 1917. A variant spelling of the last name of this soldier is "Schierholtz". Front: Pte. Walter Conrad Schierholz. [Symbol of cross] December 1917. Reverse: [top right hand corner near...
Private A. Turner 
Image  [1916 or 1917],   Black and white photograph of Private A. Turner, in uniform. Private Turner, No. 730672, enlisted 25 March 1916 with the 111th Battalion. He later transferred to the 4th Battalion. Private Turner was killed in action on 11 April 1917 at Vimy Ridge, France. Card affixed to back of photograph: Pte....
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118th Battalion (4) Albright, Solon, 1890-1918 (1) Arsted, Charles (1) Auchenbach, Ruth (1) Bauer, Robert Theodore, 1915-1964 (1) Beaumont, George J., 1892-1917 (1) Bender, Louis (1) Briscoe, Ross Dickenson, -1915 (1) Bristow, Frank Sidney Earl, -1918 (1) Brown, Emerson K. (1) Brown, Frank R. (1) Camp Knollwood (Kitchener, Ont.) (1) Canadian Women's Army Corps (4) Clay, Nelson Chaplin (1) Clemens, Willard Ewart (1) Clement, David Ward, 1897-1917 (1) Copperson, Bud (1) Craven, Jim (1) Crawford, Archie (1) Cressman, Joe (1) Dedels, Ray (1) Dumart, Woodrow Wilson Clarence, 1916-2001 (1) Eassen, Ray (1) Eating & drinking (1) Eby, Alexander Ralph (1) Elliott, Hugh Croll, 1899-1995 (1) Ferguson, Leo (1) Field, William (1) Figuers, Henry James (1) Gatehouse, Ernest, -1916 (1) Gatehouse, Richard O. (1) Green, Carleton Carroll, 1888-1916 (1) Group portraits (1) Grove, Frederick Henry (1) Hable, Hank (1) Hainsworth, Bill (1) Hall, Arthur Manuel, -1917 (1) Hallman, Willard (1) Haskell, C. (1) Hawson, Russ (1) Hofstetler, Hosty (1) Huber, Ross (1) Knack, Roland Angus, 1914-2008 (1) Lee, John, -1916 (1) Looker, Henry John (1) Luft, Frederick Christian, 1897-1966 (7) Luft, Herbert John, 1895-1953 (1) Maley, John M. (1) Mann, Edward A., -1916 (1) Marr, Osgoode Lavergne, 1899-1918 (1) McDonald, Alan, -1917 (1) McLaren, Donald, 1899-1972 (1) Menary, William M. -1916 (1) Military life (1) Military training (1) Military uniforms (4) Parker, William John, -1917 (1) Philip, Walter T., -1918 (1) Photographic postcards (1) Pinke, Leonard (1) Portrait photographs (1) Postcards (2) Rounds, Herbert Charles (1) Rudow, Arthur C. (1) Schierholz, Walter Conrad, -1917 (1) Schmidt, Milt, 1918- (1) Schreiter, Stanley Walter, 1893-1917 (1) Schuler, Theodore, 1889-1916 (1) Scruton, ? (1) Shuyler, Theodore, -1916 (1) Soldiers (63) Spooner, J. (1) Steckenreiter, Louis Peter (1) Strub, George A. (1) Thompson, Gordon (1) Turner, A. (1) Uttley, Douglas James Saunburn, 1921-2007 (1) Voelker, Harold, 1896-1920 (1) Washburn, Bill (1) Watts, Eli, -1916 (1) Weaver, Ralph L., 1883-1918 (1) Weicker, Bill (1) Weigand, Don (1) White, Herbert Wakely, 1885-1917 (1) Wilhelm, Carl (1) Williams, Russel, 1892-1917 (1) Wismer, Irvine (1) Women (3) World War 1914-1918 (4) World War One, 1914-1918 (52) World War, 1939-1945 (1) Wyatt, G. Cecil (1) Yanke, Jack (1) Ziegler, Milton F. (1) Zinner, Mack (1)
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Waterloo County Soldier Portraits


An online collection of photographs of Waterloo County men and women, who proudly served our region and country during the First World War of 1914-1918 and the Second World War of 1939-1945.