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Private Walter Leeson Markle
Male 1886 - 1918


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  • Prefix  Private 
    Birth  22 Apr 1886  South Dumfries Twp., Brant Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender  Male 
    Military  WW1 
    Military  1914  WW1 Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    WW1, Private 
    Military  1914  WW1 Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    WW1, Service #21641 
    Misfortune  1918 
    died of infection while in WW1 
    Residence  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Eby ID Number  Waterloo-72542P 
    Died  4 Feb 1918  Oshawa, East Whitby, Twp., Ontario Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Cause: Orchitis - Acute Heart Complications 
    Buried  Trinity Anglican Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID  I388214  Generations
    Last Modified  3 Mar 2019 

    Father  Alexander Markle,   b. 7 Jan 1853, Paris, Brant County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Dec 1926, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Jane E. Leeson,   b. 2 Jan 1857, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1942 
    Married  7 Mar 1883  St. Vincent Twp., Grey Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F262465  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • Walter Markle, a 31-year-old machinist with German roots, was the first local conscript to die. Ordered into the army in January 1918, he died of an infection Feb. 4, 1918, before he could be sent to the Western Front.

  • Sources 
    1. [S180] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1901, Dumfries (North) B-3 Page 8.

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

    3. [S2598] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Trinity Anglican Cemetery Internet Link.
      MARKLE/ In loving memory of/ Alexander MARKLE/ 1852 - 1926/ his wife/ Jane E.LEESON/ 1857 - 1942/ Pte. Walker L. MARKLE/ 1886 - 1918/

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

    5. [S2492] Military.
      Name:Walter Markle Death Date:4 Feb 1918 Rank:Private Unit:2nd Depot Bn 2nd C O R Service Number:3317081 Cemetery:Trinity Church Cemetery Burial Place:Galt, Ontario, Canada

  • Event Map
    Event
    Link to Google MapsResidence - - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: Orchitis - Acute Heart Complications - 4 Feb 1918 - Oshawa, East Whitby, Twp., Ontario Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Trinity Anglican Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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