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Corporal James Robert Herriot

Male 1880 - 1918  (38 years)


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  • Name James Robert Herriot 
    Prefix Corporal 
    Born 19 Aug 1880  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Military 1914  WW1 Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    WW1, 125th Overseas Battalion, Service #772152 
    Military 1914  WW1 Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    WW1, Sergeant Major 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-103654 
    Died 30 Sep 1918  Cambrai, France Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Cause: Killed in Action 
    Buried Cantimpre Canadian Cemetery, Sailly, France Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Person ID I103654  Generations
    Last Modified 22 Oct 2019 

    Father David Herriot,   b. 23 Mar 1856, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Dec 1928, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Mother Thressa Aldridge,   b. 1855, Beverly Twp., Wentworth Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1920  (Age 65 years) 
    Married 11 Dec 1878  Arkona, Lambton Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 8
    Family ID F26569  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Alice Maude Godfrey,   b. 27 Nov 1878, , England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Last Modified 22 Oct 2019 
    Family ID F42704  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Alice Maud Godfrey,   b. 27 Nov 1878, Croydon, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Apr 1944, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Married 24 Dec 1904  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Last Modified 22 Oct 2019 
    Family ID F272895  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S336] Census - ON, Waterloo, Galt - 1881, Galt Division 2 Page 81.

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

    3. [S2490] aaa Vit - ON - Birth Registration, Birth Certificate 034085 (1880).
      Name:James Robert Herriott Date of Birth:19 Aug 1880 Gender:Male Birth Place:Waterloo, Ontario, Canada Father's name:David Herriott Mother's name:Gressy Aldridge

    4. [S2700] Canadian Military.
      Name:James Robert Herriot Birth Date:19 Aug 1880 Birth Place:Galt, Ontario Relative:Alice Maud Herriott Regimental Number:772152

    5. [S2697] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge, Mount View Cemetery Internet Link.
      [W] James HERRIOT/ 1820-1893/ David HERRIOT/ 1856-1928/ Thressa ALDRIDGE/ wife of David HERRIOT/ 1855-1920/ Co. Sgt. Maj. James Robert HERRIOT/ killed in action, Cambrai, Sept. 30, 1918/ aged 33 years/ his wife/ Alice Maud GODFREY/ died April 27, 1944/ aged 65 years/ 1909 Leonard son 1952/ Isabella HERRIOT BROUGHTON/ 1845-1919/ HERRIOT/

    6. [S2700] Canadian Military.
      Name:James Robert Herriot Death Date:30 Sep 1918 Rank:Corporal Unit:54th Battalion Service Number:772152 Cemetery:Cantimpre Canadian Cemetery Cemetery Location:Sailly (Nord) 1 1/4 Miles North West of Cambrai, France Burial Place:Cambrai, France

    7. [S1800] Census - ON, Waterloo, Galt - 1891, Sec. 1 Page 78.

    8. [S2488] aaa Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, marriage certificate 005059 (1878).
      Name:David Harriott Age:23 Birth Year:abt 1855 Birth Place:Galt Marriage Date:11 Dec 1878 Marriage Place:Lambton, Ontario, Canada Father:James Harriott Mother:Jennet Harriott Spouse:Theresa Aldridge

    9. [S2488] aaa Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, marriage certificate 018628 (1904).
      Name:James R Herriott Age:25 Birth Year:abt 1879 Birth Place:Galt, Ontario Marriage Date:24 Dec 1904 Marriage Place:Waterloo, Ontario, Canada Father:David Herriott Mother:Theressa Aldrich Spouse:Maud Godfrey

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 19 Aug 1880 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 24 Dec 1904 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: Killed in Action - 30 Sep 1918 - Cambrai, France Link to Google Earth
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