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

Private Albert Viges

Male 1892 - 1918  (26 years)


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  • Name Albert Viges 
    Prefix Private 
    Born 12 Aug 1892  Stevensville, Welland County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Military WW1 
    • Viges, Albert Private. Enlisted at Preston, February 26, 1915 with the 111th Battalion, and went overseas with them on September 25, 1916. He was born in Canada and his next of kin is Mrs. Alice Viges, Preston, Ontario. He was killed in action September 30, 1918. Mr. James Viges of Preston is his father.

      Kitchener Public Library '96 Soldier Information Card Collection '96 World War One
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    Occupation 1911  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Helper, Brush Work 
    Occupation 1911  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Riveting, Iron Foundry 
    Religion 1911  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    United Bretheran 
    Religion 1911  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    United Brethern 
    Military 1914  WW1 Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    WW1, Private, 111th Battalion 
    Military 1914  WW1 Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    WW1, Service #730545 
    Misfortune 1918 
    Killed in WW1 
    Residence Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Residence Stevensville, Welland County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Residence Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-203631P 
    Died 30 Sep 1918  , France Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Cause: Cause: Killed in Action 
    Buried Cantimpre Canadian Cemetery, Nord, France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I203631  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2019 

    Father James Viges,   b. 8 Dec 1856, Port Stanley, Elgin Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Ingersoll, Oxford Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Alice M. Burd,   b. 4 Aug 1867, Ridgeway, Welland Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Apr 1921, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years) 
    Family ID F188804  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 12 Aug 1892 - Stevensville, Welland County, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Helper, Brush Work - 1911 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Riveting, Iron Foundry - 1911 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - United Bretheran - 1911 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - United Brethern - 1911 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - - Stevensville, Welland County, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: Cause: Killed in Action - 30 Sep 1918 - , France Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Cantimpre Canadian Cemetery, Nord, France Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S272] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1911, Div. 7 Page 5.

    2. [S239] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Preston CC#6335 Cemetery Internet Link .
      In Memory Of/ Alice M. Burd/ Beloved Wife Of/ James Viges/ Died Apr. 8, 1921/ Aged 53 Years/ Pte. Albert Viges/ Killed In Action/ France/ Sept. 30, 1918/ Aged 25 Years.

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

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