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Leon Paul Clemens

Leon Paul Clemens[1, 2]

Male 1894 - 1917  (23 years)

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  • Name Leon Paul Clemens 
    Born 10 Feb 1894  Blair (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5
    Gender Male 
    Military WW1 
    • Clemens, Leon Paul Private. Enlisted with O.A.C. Battery. Born at Blair 24 years ago. He was educated at Blair, at Galt Collegiate Institute and at the O.A.C. Guelph for two years. He was killed in action September 27, 1917. His step-mother lives on Spruce St., Galt, Ontario. Mrs. W.H. Clemens.

      Clemens, Leon Paul: Grace Schmidt Room Digital Collection. (2016). Vitacollections.ca. Retrieved 16 May 2016, from https://vitacollections.ca/kpl-gsr/2830837/data?n=1
    Clemens, Leon Paul Private.
    Clemens, Leon Paul Private.
    Enlisted with O.A.C. Battery. Born at Blair 24 years ago. He was educated at Blair, at Galt Collegiate Institute and at the O.A.C. Guelph for two years. He was killed in action September 27, 1917. His step-mother lives on Spruce St., Galt, Ontario. Mrs. W.H. Clemens.

    Clemens, Leon Paul: Grace Schmidt Room Digital Collection. (2016). Vitacollections.ca. Retrieved 16 May 2016, from https://vitacollections.ca/kpl-gsr/2830837/data?n=1
    Military 1914  WW1 Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    WW1, Private 
    Military 1914  WW1 Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    WW1, Service #324954 
    Name Paul Leon Clemens 
    Residence Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Residence Dept. Of Agriculture, Chatham, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Eby ID Number 00023-1762.3 
    Died 27 Sep 1917  west of, Bourlon, , Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Buried Sains-Les-Marquion British Cemetery, Sains-lès-Marquion, , Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I17032  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2019 

    Father William H. Clemens,   b. 28 Feb 1861, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Aug 1908, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 47 years) 
    Mother Amelia Hagey,   b. 6 Nov 1862, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Apr 1899, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 36 years) 
    Family ID F913  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 10 Feb 1894 - Blair (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - - Dept. Of Agriculture, Chatham, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 27 Sep 1917 - west of, Bourlon, , Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Sains-Les-Marquion British Cemetery, Sains-lès-Marquion, , Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S3] Book - Vol I 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..., 750.

    2. [S3] Book - Vol I 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..., 419.

    3. [S177] Census - ON, Waterloo - 1901, Waterloo (South/Sud) G-2 Page 3.

    4. [S86] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1901, Waterloo (South/Sud) G-2 Page 3.

    5. [S157] Military - Canada - World War I - Attestation papers.
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      Clemens, Leon Paul - Attestation Papers pg 1.gif
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      Clemens, Leon Paul - Attestation Papers pg 2.gif


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

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

    8. [S2443] Military - Canada, War Graves Registers (Circumstances of Casualty).
      Leon Paul Clemens Death Date: 27 Sep 1918 Rank: Gunner Unit: 13th Brigade, Canadian Field Artillery Service number: 324954

      "Killed in Action" Was acting as a signaller, with the forward observation officer, following up the infantry, when he was killed by splinters from an enemy shell.