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

Ernest Joseph Akitt

Male 1898 - 1954  (55 years)


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  • Name Ernest Joseph Akitt 
    Born 23 Nov 1898  Melancthon, Dufferin Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Military WW1, Private  [3
    Military 1914  WW1 Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    WW1, 118th Battatlion, Service #751741 
    Military 1916  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    enlistment WW1 
    Occupation 1916  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    bank clerk 
    Residence 1916  11 Eby St. S., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-118339P 
    Died 26 Aug 1954  Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I118339  Generations
    Last Modified 20 Aug 2019 

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 23 Nov 1898 - Melancthon, Dufferin Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary - enlistment WW1 - 1916 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - bank clerk - 1916 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1916 - 11 Eby St. S., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 26 Aug 1954 - Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • E.J. Akitt, Ontario Marketing Manager, Imperial Oil Ltd. - Manager of the Ontario division of marketing departments for Imperial Oil Limited for the past year and an employee of the company for 20 years, Joseph Ernest Akitt, 57, died in St. Michael's Hospital, Toronto, last Thursday.

      He leaves his widow, Jean Akitt; two sons, John and Alan Akitt; two brothers, Clifford and J.A. Akitt, and four sisters, Mrs. W.T. A?len of Collingwood, Mrs. R.C. M?, Mrs. Ethel Grimes and Mrs. B. Tegart?.

      Born near Horning's Mills, Mr. Akitt joined the firm as a salesman in Saskatoon. He went to Edmonton to supervise service stations and construction and in 1937 was moved to Calgary as city agent. Appointed sales manager for Saskatchewan in 1941, Mr. Akitt later became western coordinator of farm? sales development and in 1950 came to Toronto as regional manager of western marketing divisions.

      Mr. Akitt was a member of the Rotary and Carbon Clubs, the Lambton Golf Club and enjoyed hunting and fishing. He served in the Canadian Army in World War I and belonged to the United Church.

      Toronto Star 27 Aug 1954

  • Sources 
    1. [S157] Military - Canada - World War I - Attestation papers, RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 65 - 39.

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

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

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