Kitchener Public Library Digital Collections
Baines, Bertie Charles
Description
Media Type
Text
Item Type
Cards
Description
A white index card containing the name, rank and military history of a soldier of Waterloo County. The card also bears two red slashes.
Date of Original
1919
Date Of Event
1914-1916
Subject(s)
Personal Name(s)
Baines, Bertie Charles
Local identifier
WW1_B_023
Collection
Kitchener Public Library
Language of Item
English
Geographic Coverage
  • Birthplace and residence:
    England, United Kingdom
    Latitude: 52.58333 Longitude: -0.25
  • Place of military service:
    Quebec, Canada
    Latitude: 46.93334 Longitude: -71.46578
  • Place of military service:
    England, United Kingdom
    Latitude: 51.06931 Longitude: -1.79569
  • Place of military service:
    Flanders, Belgium
    Latitude: 50.85 Longitude: 2.88333
  • place of military service:
    Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France
    Latitude: 50.55 Longitude: 2.73333
  • Place of residence:
    Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.3668 Longitude: -80.31637
Copyright Statement
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to Canadian law. No restrictions on use.
Recommended Citation
Kitchener Public Library - Soldier Information Card Collection - World War One
Terms of Use
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Contact
Kitchener Public Library
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Full Text

Baines, Bertie Charles

Staff Sergeant.

Enlisted August 7, 1914. With the 1st Canadian Infantry Battalion.

Presbyterian.

Born in Peterborough, England Sept. 12, 1893.

Educated at Peterborough in the public and technical schools. Came to Canada in March 1910.

Married and has one child. Address: 41 McNaughton St. Galt.

Left Valcartier September 23, 1914, trained at Salisbury till February, 1915. Trenches February 28, 1915. Was through Neuve Chapelle, Ypres and Festubert. Wounded May 26, 1915. Shot in jaw also wounded in left arm and foot.

Discharged February 19, 1916.

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Baines, Bertie Charles


A white index card containing the name, rank and military history of a soldier of Waterloo County. The card also bears two red slashes.