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Private John Mackeesor Bissett 

Private John Mackeesor Bissett

Male 1892 - 1918

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  • Prefix  Private 
    Birth  8 Jul 1892  Williamstown, Orange, Vermont, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender  Male 
    Military  WW1 - 1st Canadian Battalion  [3
    Immigration  1901  , Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Occupation  1911  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Granite Cutter, Monument Works 
    Religion  1911  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Presbyterian 
    Military  1914  WW1 Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    WW1, 34th Battalion / 48th Regiment Highlanders / 108th regiment 
    Military  1914  WW1 Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    WW1, Private, 1st Canadian Battalion 
    Residence  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Residence  8 Dill St., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Residence  Abt 1916  8 Dill St., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Eby ID Number  Waterloo-176806P 
    Died  17 Aug 1918  , France Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5
    Buried  Cerisy-Gailly Military Cemetery, Somme, , Centre, France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I176806  Generations
    Last Modified  13 Apr 2017 

    Father  James MacDonnell Bissett,   b. Abt 1867, , Aberdeen, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1911 
    Mother  Nellie Walker,   b. 15 Apr 1864, Aberdeen, , Aberdeen, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Aug 1932, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F175604  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S340] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1911, Div. 25 1911 Pg. 9.

    2. [S157] Military - Canada - World War I - Attestation papers.

    3. [S1890] Military - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Kitchener Public Library WW1 Soldiers Card Index Soldier Information Cards - World War One.

    4. [S1891] Military - Peace Souvenir - Activities of Waterloo County in the Great War 1914-1918.
      BISSETT, J. Mc., Private, Kitchener, Enlisted, 2-2-15, 34th., Transferred to 1st., Killed in Action 17-8-18 in France

    5. [S2443] Military - Canada, War Graves Registers (Circumstances of Casualty).
      John MacKeesor Bissett Death Date: 17 Aug 1918 Rank: Private Unit: 1st Battalion Service number: A2255 Cemetery: Beaufort British Cemetery Cemetery Location: 8 Miles East of Moreuil, France Burial Place: Moreuil, France

      "Killed in Action"
      This soldier was sitting in trench on the immediate outskirts of FOLIES, when the enemy placed numerous heavy shells in the vicinity, instantly killing Private Bissett and two others.

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    Event
    Link to Google MapsBirth - 8 Jul 1892 - Williamstown, Orange, Vermont, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsImmigration - 1901 - , Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Granite Cutter, Monument Works - 1911 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Presbyterian - 1911 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - - 8 Dill St., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Abt 1916 - 8 Dill St., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 17 Aug 1918 - , France Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Cerisy-Gailly Military Cemetery, Somme, , Centre, France Link to Google Earth
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