Waterloo Region Generations
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Duncan McKeracher

Male - 1954


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  • Name Duncan McKeracher 
    Born Crieff, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-349362 
    Died 9 Jul 1954  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 12 Jul 1954  Preston Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I349362  Generations
    Last Modified 12 Jun 2019 

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    Link to Google MapsDied - 9 Jul 1954 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 12 Jul 1954 - Preston Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Duncan McKeracher

      PRESTON— The death occurred at the South Waterloo Memorial Hospital yesterday of Duncan McKeracher a well-known Preston resident, after a long illness. Mr. McKeracher was born in Crieff, Scotland. He attended Morrison's Academy there, and graduated from King's College, London, England, with a bachelor of arts degree. He came to Canada in 1913 and started with the communication department of the Canadian Pacific Railway. In 1915 he transferred to the Grand River and Lake Erie and Northern Railway and was line foreman until his retirement in 1947. He was a 32nd degree Scottish Rite Mason, a member of Doric Lodge A.F. & A.M. Brantford, the Hamilton Sovereign Chapter of Rose Croix and Moore Consistory in Hamilton, a past T.P.G.M., and life member of Royal City Lodge of Perfection and Rose Croix Chapter, Guelph and the Scottish Rite club of Preston. He is survived by one sister, Mrs. John Ashbrook of Scotland. The body is at the Stager-Pass Funeral Home where the funeral will be held Monday at 3 o'clock. Interment will be in the Preston cemetery.

      Kitchener-Waterloo Record 10 Jul 1954 pg 5