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August James Zapfe
Male 1881 - 1917


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  • Birth  8 Jan 1881  Windsor, Essex Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender  Male 
    Military  WW1  [4
    • Zapfe, August J. Private. Enlisted July 1915 with the Infantry. He was with 5th Battalion, Canadian Mounted Rifles. Church of England. Born at Windsor, January 8, 1881 and educated at Kitchener.
      Unmarried. He was reported missing and later it was learned that he had died June 27, 1916. His mother, Mrs. Jennie Zapfe, lives on Francis Street North, Kitchener. Douglas Bellinger, 19 Shanley Street, Kitchener.

      Zapfe, August J.: Grace Schmidt Room Digital Collection. (2016). Vitacollections.ca. Retrieved 13 May 2016, from http://vitacollections.ca/kpl-gsr/2885187/data?n=1
    Occupation  1901  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    machinist 
    Military  1914  WW1 Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    WW1, Private, 5th C. M. R. 
    Military  1914  WW1 Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    WW1, Service #401190 
    Misfortune  1917 
    Killed in WW1 
    Residence  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Residence  Windsor, Essex Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 6
    Residence  Windsor, Essex Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Residence  45 Francis St., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Eby ID Number  Waterloo-95560P 
    Died  3 Jun 1917 
    Buried  Menin Gate (Ypres) Memorial, Ieper, , West-Vlaanderen, Belgium Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I95560  Generations
    Last Modified  10 Jul 2017 

    Father  Herman Zapfe,   b. 1846, , Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1898 
    Mother  Jennie Dalton,   b. 3 Oct 1856, , Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID  F24630  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S137] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1901, A-2 pg 12.

    2. [S157] Military - Canada - World War I - Attestation papers.
      August James Zapfe Birth Date: 8 Jan 1881 Birth Location: Windsor, Ontario Relative: Mrs J Zapfe Relationship: Mother Regiment Number: 401199

    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.

    5. [S137] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1901, a-2 pg 12.

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

  • Event Map
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    Link to Google MapsBirth - 8 Jan 1881 - Windsor, Essex Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - machinist - 1901 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - - Windsor, Essex Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - - Windsor, Essex Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Menin Gate (Ypres) Memorial, Ieper, , West-Vlaanderen, Belgium Link to Google Earth
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