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William Mum Menary 

William Mum Menary[1]

Male 1889 - 1916

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  • Military  1814  WW1 Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    WW1, Private, 34th Battalion 
    Birth  14 Aug 1889  Streetsville, Toronto Twp., Peel Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Gender  Male 
    Military  WW1 
    Occupation  1911  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Apprentice, Machine Shop 
    Religion  1911  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Baptist 
    Occupation  1915  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    barber 
    Misfortune  1916 
    Killed in WW1 
    Died  18 Sep 1916  Somme, , Centre, France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Website  2009 
    Photograph 
    • Grace Schmidt Room of Local History Digital Collection

      Description: Black and white, studio portrait of Private William M. Menary, of Galt, Ontario, in uniform.

      Notes: Private Menary was born and raised in Galt, Ontario, the son of Mr. William Menary, 105 Victoria Avenue, Galt. Private Menary went overseas with a special service corps of the 34th Battalion. He died at the Somme on 18 September 1916 from wounds inflicted. Menary was survived by a wife and two daughters.

      Inscriptions:
      Front: Pte. William M. Menary, 34th Batt. [Symbol of cross] Somme (died of wounds), Sept. 18, 1916.
    Residence  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Eby ID Number  Waterloo-50501P 
    Person ID  I50501  Generations
    Last Modified  13 Apr 2017 

    Father  William James Menary,   b. May 1863, , Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1942, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Esther Munn,   b. Apr 1854, , Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Feb 1927, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F221208  Group Sheet

    Family  Emma Jane Kirby,   b. 14 Feb 1886, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1951 
    Married  30 Jun 1909  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Esther Menary,   b. 1910, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Family ID  F13097  Group Sheet

  • Photos
    William Munn Menary
    William Munn Menary
    Grace Schmidt Room of Local History digital collection
    Private William Munn Menary
    Private William Munn Menary

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

    2. [S157] Military - Canada - World War I - Attestation papers.
      William Munn Menary Birth Date: 14 Aug 1889 Birth Location: Stick Hille, Peel, Ontario Relative: Mrs William M Menary Relationship: Wife Regiment Number: 602685

    3. [S572] Census - ON, Waterloo, Galt - 1911, Div. 19 Page 31.

  • Event Map
    Event
    Link to Google MapsBirth - 14 Aug 1889 - Streetsville, Toronto Twp., Peel Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 30 Jun 1909 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Apprentice, Machine Shop - 1911 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Baptist - 1911 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - barber - 1915 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 18 Sep 1916 - Somme, , Centre, France Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
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