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

Charles Robert Kendall

Male 1894 - 1957  (63 years)


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  • Name Charles Robert Kendall 
    Born 1894  , Northamptonshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Interesting military, story 
    Military WW1 
    Occupation John Watson Company, Ayr, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    works - John Watson Manfacturing 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-338192 
    Died 11 Jul 1957  Chatham, Kent Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried 14 Jul 1957  Ayr Cemetery, Ayr, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I338192  Generations
    Last Modified 2 Aug 2022 

    Father Kendall,   b. CA 1870,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F56517  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Kitty Elizabeth Harriott,   b. 1897, New Haven, Sussex Co., England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jul 1988, Chatham, Kent Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years) 
    Married 24 Dec 1917  Ingersoll, Oxford County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Last Modified 2 Aug 2022 
    Family ID F247577  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Charles Kendall, Former Ayr Resident Passes - The death occurred in Chatham on Thursday of Charles Robert Kendall, 63, a former well-known Ayr resident. A native of Northamptonshire, England, he came to Ayr at 17 with his father, the late William Kendall, in 1911, and worked with the John Watson Mfg. Co. Ltd. His late mother and the family followed them here the next year. When war was declared in 1914, he was among the first Ayr men to enlist, leaving in the first month of the war for overseas, where he served with the Royal Canadian Engineers. He returned here in 1915, gassed and wounded, where he acted in a recruiting capacity for some time. Following his discharge, he accepted a position with the Canadian Customs at Barrie. Some 10 years later he went to work for the Department of Highways in Chatham, where he remained for 30 years. Due to failing health, which grew steadily worse for the past five years, he was forced to give up his post this year He would have been on pensioned retirement in about a year. He was a member of Holy Trinity Anglican Church and Moose Lodge in Chatham. Surviving are his wife, the former Kitty Harriott of Ayr; three daughters, Mrs. L. (Grace) Lorimer of Estevan, Sask.; Mrs. R. (Dorothy) Wicks and Ruth, at home; a son, William, at home; eight grandchildren and one sister, Mrs. Harold Cornford, Ayr. He was predeceased by a brother, William

      The Funeral

      On Saturday night the Moose Lodge held services at the Stevens Funeral Home, Chatham. Funeral service was held Sunday night, with interment in Ayr Cemetery on Monday. Rev. J. A. E. Blackwell of Holy Trinity Church officiated. Three members of Moose Lodge and three fellow staff members of the Dept. of Highways were pallbearers, as follows: P. Irwin, F. Simmonds, Mr. Plant, William Godfree, Sr., J. Hillman and J. Langrell.

      The Ayr News Jul 18 1957 pg 2

  • Sources 
    1. [S367] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Ayr - Ayr Public CC#4489 Internet Link .
      Charles R. Kendall/ Sapper/ Can. Engrs. C.E.F./ 11 July 1957/ Age 63/ Also served as/ Major (NPAM)/ Simcoe Foresters

    2. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Name: Charles Robert Kendall Age: 23 Birth Date: abt 1894 Birth Place: Northamptonshire Eng Marriage Date: 24 Dec 1917 Marriage County or District: Oxford Father: William Baster Kendall Mother: Jane Rochel Salter Kendall Spouse: Kitty Elizabeth Harriott Spouse's Age: 20 Spouse Birth Date: abt 1897 Spouse Birth Place: Sussex County Eng Spouse Father: David Harriott Spouse Mother: Elizabeth Harriott

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1894 - , Northamptonshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 24 Dec 1917 - Ingersoll, Oxford County, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 11 Jul 1957 - Chatham, Kent Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 14 Jul 1957 - Ayr Cemetery, Ayr, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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