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William Ransom Breithaupt 

William Ransom Breithaupt

Male 1919 - 1944

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  • Birth  1919  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender  Male 
    Military  WW2 
    Religion  1921  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Zion Evangelical 
    Residence  1921  23 Margaret Ave., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Eby ID Number  Waterloo-58470P 
    Died  13 Sep 1944  near, Cologne, , Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID  I58470  Generations
    Last Modified  24 Oct 2017 

    Father  William Walter Breithaupt,   b. 7 Jun 1894, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jan 1977 
    Mother  Gertrude J. Hughes,   b. 1893, Toronto, York Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Apr 1954, Toronto, York Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  1 Oct 1919  Toronto, York Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F19224  Group Sheet

  • Photos
    William Ransom Breithaupt
    William Ransom Breithaupt
    source: http://www.acesofww2.com/Canada/aces/breithaupt.htm

  • Notes 
    • BREITHAUPT, WILLIAM RANSOM

      F/O(P) J17271 D.F.C. From York Mills. Ontario Killed In Action Sep.13/44 age 24. #239 Squadron (Exploramus). F/O. Breithaupt was flying Mosquito aircraft # DZ 254 and was escorting bombers over Germany when he was shot up by a German ME-110 fighter aircraft near Cologne, Germany. The ME-110 overshot the Mosquito and was in turn shot down by the Mosquito. Breithaupt was killed but the crew of the enemy aircraft survived. Flying Officer Pilot Breithaupt is buried in the War Cemetery at Rheinberg, Germany1a

      1aThey Shall Not Grow Old

  • Sources 
    1. [S2264] Census - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - 1921, Sub Dist. 25 Page 6.

    2. [S166] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Mount Hope CC#4508 Internet Link .
      I know that my Redeemer liveth/ Wm. W. Breithaupt/ June 7, 1894 - Jan. 7, 1977/ his beloved wife/ Gertrude I. Hughes/ Jan. 16, 1894 - Apr. 10, 1954/ Wm. R. Breithaupt, D.F.C./ Aug. 7, 1920 - Sept. 12, 1944/ killed in action/ Breithaupt/
      (A) Mother

  • Event Map
    Event
    Link to Google MapsBirth - 1919 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Zion Evangelical - 1921 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 13 Sep 1944 - near, Cologne, , Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany Link to Google Earth
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