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Louis Peter Steckenreiter 

Louis Peter Steckenreiter

Male 1887 - 1917

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  • Birth  9 Apr 1887  Bridgeport, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender  Male 
    Occupation  1911  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Bookkeeper, Insurance Office 
    Religion  1911  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Christian Science 
    Military  1914  WW1 Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    WW1, Private, 128th Battalion / 50th Battalion 
    Military  1914  WW1 Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    WW1, Service #782182 
    Military  1916  Moose Jaw, , Saskatchewan, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Enlistment WW1 
    Misfortune  1917 
    Killed in WW1 
    Died  10 Apr 1917  Vimy Ridge, Pas De Calais, France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Website  2009 
    Photograph 
    • Grace Schmidt Room of Local History Digital Collection


      Description: Black and white, head and shoulders photograph of Private Louis Peter Steckenreiter in uniform.

      Notes: Private Steckenreiter served with the 50th Battalion. He was born on 9 April 1887 in Bridgeport, Ontario. He enlisted with the 128th Battalion in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan in February 1916 and went overseas in August of the same year. He served in France in January 1917. He died at Vimy Ridge on 10 April 1917.

      Inscriptions:
      Front: Pte. Louis P. Steckenreiter 782182, 50th Battn. Born April 9, 1887, Bridgeport, Ont. Enlisted with 128th Battalion, Moose Jaw, Sask., February 1916. [Symbol of cross] April 10, 1917, Vimy Ridge.
    Name  Louis Franklin Steckenreiter 
    Residence  Bridgeport, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Residence  Bridgeport, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Eby ID Number  Waterloo-34871P 
    Person ID  I34871  Generations
    Last Modified  13 Apr 2017 

    Father  Nicholaus Steckenreiter,   b. 6 Nov 1857, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Helene Frank,   b. 2 May 1862, Maryhill (New Germany), Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Feb 1911, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  8 Jan 1883  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F10939  Group Sheet

  • Photos
    Louis Steckenreiter
    Louis Steckenreiter
    Grace Schmidt Room of Local History digital collection

  • Sources 
    1. [S655] Vit - ON - Birth Registration, birth certificate 35728 (1887), Louise Franklin Steckenrider..
      Louis Franklin Steckenrider Date of Birth: 9 Apr 1887 Gender: Male Birth County: Waterloo Father's Name: Nicholas Steckenrider (labourer of Waterloo Twp) Mother's Name: Helena Frank

    2. [S366] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo City - 1911, Div. 41 Page 10.

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

    4. [S2231] Military - Kitchener Public Library - Soldier Information Card Collection - World War One.

    5. [S157] Military - Canada - World War I - Attestation papers.
      Louis Peter Steckeuriter RESIDENCE: Bridgeford, Ontario Birth Date: 9 Apr 1887 Birth Location: Bridgeport, Ontario Relative: Mr N Steckeuriter Relationship: Father Regiment Number: 782182, occ. clerk of Bridgeport.

  • Event Map
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    Link to Google MapsBirth - 9 Apr 1887 - Bridgeport, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Bookkeeper, Insurance Office - 1911 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Christian Science - 1911 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary - Enlistment WW1 - 1916 - Moose Jaw, , Saskatchewan, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 10 Apr 1917 - Vimy Ridge, Pas De Calais, France Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - - Bridgeport, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - - Bridgeport, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
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