Waterloo Region Generations
A record of the people of Waterloo Region, Ontario.

Private James Wilson Aikens[1]

Male 1889 - 1916  (27 years)


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  • Name James Wilson Aikens 
    Prefix Private 
    Born 28 May 1889  Puslinch Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Military WW1, Private, Service #64125  [4
    Military 1914  , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Enlistement WW1 
    Military 1914  WW1 Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    WW1, Service #54125 
    Misfortune 1916 
    killed in WW1 
    Name Wilson Aikens 
    Residence Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Residence CA 1916  West Main St., Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-118337P 
    Died 15 Sep 1916  , France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Contay British Cemetery, Somme, , Centre, France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I118337  Generations
    Last Modified 20 Aug 2019 

    Father Thomas Henry Aikens,   b. 29 Aug 1860, Puslinch Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Aug 1925  (Age 64 years) 
    Mother Adelaide "Addie" Paddock,   b. 27 Mar 1868, Puslinch Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Dec 1952, Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Married 7 Mar 1888  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F42117  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 28 May 1889 - Puslinch Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary - Enlistement WW1 - 1914 - , Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - CA 1916 - West Main St., Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 15 Sep 1916 - , France Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Contay British Cemetery, Somme, , Centre, France Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Aikens, J. Wilson Private. Enlisted at London, Ontario. Born in Puslinch Township and lived with his parents on West Main St. Galt for a number of years. He received a gun shot wound in his leg and hand and died as a result on September 15, 1916.

      Kitchener Public Library - Soldier Information Card Collection - World War One

  • Sources 
    1. [S157] Military - Canada - World War I - Attestation papers.

    2. [S157] Military - Canada - World War I - Attestation papers, RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 54 - 42.

    3. [S655] Vit - ON - Birth Registration, 39005 (1889), James Wilson Aikens.
      James Wilson Aikens b. 28 May 1889, Puslinch, s/o Thomas Aikens (farmer) & Adelaide Paddock

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