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

Private Buglar Ralph Messett[1]

Male 1891 - 1915  (24 years)


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  • Name Ralph Messett 
    Prefix Private Buglar 
    Born 20 Feb 1891  Birmingham, Iowa, United States of America Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Military WW1 
    Immigration 1892  Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Military 1914  WW1 Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    WW1, 29th Regiment, Service #7773 
    Messet,Ralph-0001-TorontoStarArticle.jpg
    Messet,Ralph-0001-TorontoStarArticle.jpg
    Toronto Star Newspaper
    Military 1914  WW1 Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    WW1, Private 
    Misfortune 1915 
    Killed in WW1 
    Messet,Ralph-0002-TorontoStarArticle.jpg
    Messet,Ralph-0002-TorontoStarArticle.jpg
    Toronto Star
    Residence Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Eby ID Number 00107-6463.11 
    Died 15 May 1915  Boulogne, , Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Buried Wimereux Communal Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I1530  Generations
    Last Modified 20 Aug 2020 

    Father Charles Henry "Harry" Messett,   b. 1849, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Marion Shuh,   b. 9 May 1854, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1934  (Age 79 years) 
    Married 22 Dec 1871  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Family ID F500  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S10] Book - Vol II A Biographical History of Waterloo Township and other townships of the county : being a history of the early settlers and their descendants, mostly all of Pennsylvania Dutch origin..., 361.

    2. [S137] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1901, Berlin (Town/Ville) A-11 Page 8.

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

    4. [S2173] Find A Grave, Cemetery, W., Pas-de-Calais, D., & Cemetery, W. (1891). Blgr Ralph Messett (1891-1915) - Find A Grave... Retrieved 14 June 2020, from https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/56079961/ralph-messett.

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

    6. [S721] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, marriage certificate Vol. 18 pg 187 (1871), Messet-Sherk.
      Henry Messet, 21, res. Berlin b. Canada, son of Mitchell and Jane, Married Mary Ann Shuh, 19, res. Berlin, b. Canada, daughter of Jacob and Nancy, Witnessed by: Frederick and Adeline Shuh of Berlin, 22 Dec 1871 at Berlin

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 20 Feb 1891 - Birmingham, Iowa, United States of America Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsImmigration - 1892 - Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 15 May 1915 - Boulogne, , Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Wimereux Communal Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France Link to Google Earth
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