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Herbert John Luft

Herbert John Luft

Male 1895 - 1953  (58 years)

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  • Name Herbert John Luft 
    Born 6 Sep 1895  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1911  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Laborer Teamster 
    Residence 1911  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Lutheran 
    Military 1914  WW1 Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    WW1, 1st Depot Battalion, Service #3131897 
    Military 1914  WW1 Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    WW1, Private, 4th Division Infantry 
    Occupation 1921  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Driver, Truck 
    Residence Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Residence 418 Wellington St., Kitchener, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Residence 1921  17 Spring St., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Residence 1921  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Lutheran 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-323445 
    Died 28 Oct 1953  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Buried Saint Peter's Lutheran Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Person ID I323445  Generations
    Last Modified 24 Sep 2022 

    Father Julius Luft,   b. 12 May 1870, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Oct 1934, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years) 
    Mother Susanna Henrietta Hopp,   b. 13 Jan 1869, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Mar 1940  (Age 71 years) 
    Married 3 Apr 1893  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Family ID F8464  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Minnie Irene "Irene" Steinke,   b. 22 Aug 1894, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 May 1981, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Children 
     1. Herbert Luft,   b. 1918, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Doris Martha Luft,   b. 14 Feb 1923, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Aug 2002, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     3. Clare Carlton "Pussy" Luft,   b. 1929, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 May 1987, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years)
    Last Modified 24 Sep 2022 
    Family ID F244098  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Herbert John Luft and Fred Christian Luft
    Herbert John Luft and Fred Christian Luft
    Herbert is on the left. rom the Kitchener Public Library - P009601
    "Herbert John Luft was born on 6 Sept 1895 in Berlin, ON. He enlisted on 26 Feb 1918 with the Fourth Infantry Division and transferred to the Machine Gun Corps while in France. He married Irene Steinke, had one child and lived at 175 Waterloo Street in Kitchener, ON. Herbert died in 1953", Kitchener Public Library

  • Sources 
    1. [S137] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1901, Berlin (Town/Ville) A-5 Page 14.

    2. [S340] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1911, Div.. 20 Page 12.

    3. [S2264] Census - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - 1921, Sub Dist. 27 Page 13.

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

    5. [S2173] Find A Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/81757282.

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

    7. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Julius Luft Born: Canada Age: 22 Father: Henry Luft Mother: Phillipoena Hanser Luft Born: abt 1871 Spouse: Susannah Henrietta Hopp Age: 24 born: Canada Father: Frederick Hopp Mother: Fredericka Louisa Gratz Hopp married 3 Apr 1893

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 6 Sep 1895 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Laborer Teamster - 1911 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Lutheran - 1911 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Driver, Truck - 1921 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Lutheran - 1921 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 28 Oct 1953 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Saint Peter's Lutheran Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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