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John Andrew Gehl
Male 1888 - 1916


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  • Birth  27 Sep 1888  Heidelberg, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender  Male 
    Military  WW1 
    Occupation  1911  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Carpenter, Outside 
    Religion  1911  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Roman Catholic 
    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  [3
    WW1, Service #53916 
    Misfortune  24 Apr 1916  , Belgium Find all individuals with events at this location 
    killed in WW1 
    Residence  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Eby ID Number  Waterloo-47648 
    Died  24 Apr 1916  , Belgium Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried  Voormezeele Enclosures No. 1 and No. 2Voormezeele, , West-Vlaanderen, Belgium Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I47648  Generations
    Last Modified  13 Apr 2017 

    Father  Reinhard Gehl,   b. 17 Dec 1845, , Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother  Mary Ann Woods,   b. 15 Jan 1853, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married  13 Apr 1869  , Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F12301  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • Killed in action. Shrapnel - St. Eloi. When on a wiring party near St. Eloi, he was hit in the head by an enemy grenade or large piece of shrapnel, and instantly killed.

  • Sources 
    1. [S160] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1901, Wellesley E-2 Page 15.

    2. [S340] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1911, Div. 24 Pg. 7.

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

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

  • Event Map
    Event
    Link to Google MapsBirth - 27 Sep 1888 - Heidelberg, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Carpenter, Outside - 1911 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Roman Catholic - 1911 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMisfortune - killed in WW1 - 24 Apr 1916 - , Belgium Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 24 Apr 1916 - , Belgium Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Voormezeele Enclosures No. 1 and No. 2Voormezeele, , West-Vlaanderen, Belgium Link to Google Earth
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