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Walter Conrad Schierholz

Walter Conrad Schierholz

Male 1892 - 1917  (25 years)

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  • Name Walter Conrad Schierholz 
    Born 6 Aug 1892  Normanby Twp., Grey Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Military WW1  [3
    • Schierholtz, Walter Conrad Private. Killed in action December 1917. He enlisted with the 118th Battalion on April 3, 1916 at Kitchener. He was born in Canada and is the son of Henry W. Schierholtz, 145 Wellington St., Kitchen

      Schierholtz, Walter Conrad: Grace Schmidt Room Digital Collection. (2016). Vitacollections.ca. Retrieved 14 May 2016, from https://vitacollections.ca/kpl-gsr/2847715/data?n=1
    Schierholtz,WalterC.-WW1.jpg
    Schierholtz,WalterC.-WW1.jpg
    Military 1914  WW1 Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    WW1, Private, 118th Battalion 
    Military 1914  WW1 Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    WW1, Service #751613 
    Occupation 1916  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    labourer 
    Residence 1916  145 Wellington St. N., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Died 6 Nov 1917  , Belgium Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 6
    Website 2009 
    Photograph 
    • Grace Schmidt Room of Local History Digital Collection

      Description: Black and white postcard of Private Walter Conrad Schierholz in uniform.

      Notes: Private Schierholz died in December, 1917. A variant spelling of the last name of this soldier is "Schierholtz".

      Inscriptions:
      Front: Pte. Walter Conrad Schierholz. [Symbol of cross] December 1917.

      Reverse: [top right hand corner near stamp location] Pte. Schierholtz 8.205 [address box] Schierholz Killed Dec. 1917
    Name Walter Conrad Schierholtz 
    Residence Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Residence , Grey Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Residence 145 Wellington St. Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-150273P 
    Buried Menin Gate (Ypres) Memorial, Ieper, , West-Vlaanderen, Belgium Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I150273  Generations
    Last Modified 16 Mar 2020 

    Father Henry W. Schierholtz,   b. CALC 16 Oct 1849, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jun 1918  (Age ~ 68 years) 
    Mother Mary Weidenhammer,   b. CALC 2 Apr 1857, Heidelberg, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Dec 1927  (Age ~ 70 years) 
    Family ID F36181  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Walter Conrad Schierholz
    Walter Conrad Schierholz
    Grace Schmidt Room of Local History digital collection

  • Sources 
    1. [S157] Military - Canada - World War I - Attestation papers, Regimental number(s): 751613 Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 8692 - 5.

    2. [S166] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Mount Hope CC#4508 Internet Link .
      Schierholtz/ Henry W. Schierholtz/ died June 12, 1918/ aged 68 yrs. 7 m. 27 d./ Mary Weidenhammer/ his wife/ died Dec. 12, 1927/ aged 70 yrs. 8 m. 10 d./ Walter C. Schierholtz/ died in France Nov. 6, 1917/ aged 25 yrs. 3 m. (A) Father (B) Mother (C) Walter (D) Charles Schierholtz/ 1879-1936 (E) Edward Schierholtz/ 1888-1970/

    3. [S157] Military - Canada - World War I - Attestation papers.
      Walter Conrad Schierholz Birth Date: 6 Aug 1892 Birth Location: Grey County, Ontario Residence: Berlin, Ontario Relative: Henry W Schierholz Relationship: Father Regiment Number: 751613

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

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

    6. [S2443] Canada, War Graves Registers (Circumstances of Casualty), 1914-1948.
      Walter Conrad Schierholz Death Date: 6 Nov 1917 Rank: Private Unit: 1st Battalion Service number: 751613. Killed in action nor of Passchendaele.


  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 6 Aug 1892 - Normanby Twp., Grey Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - labourer - 1916 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1916 - 145 Wellington St. N., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 6 Nov 1917 - , Belgium Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - - , Grey Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Menin Gate (Ypres) Memorial, Ieper, , West-Vlaanderen, Belgium Link to Google Earth
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