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Ferdinand Michael "Vernon" "Vernie" Hummel

Male 1893 - 1918  (25 years)


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  • Name Ferdinand Michael "Vernon" "Vernie" Hummel 
    Born 24 Jun 1893  Bloomingdale, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Military WW1 
    • Hummell, Vernon Private. Enlisted October 15, 1915 with 118th Battalion of North Waterloo and left for England the following January. Born at Bloomingdale, June 24, 1893; lived at Kitchener for a number of years. He had been in France only a short time when he was killed in action September 12, 1918 by shrapnel during the Drucourt-Queant drive. He is buried in the British Military Cemetery at Vis-en-Artois, Grave 19, Plot 2, Row B. His widow, Mrs. Mynella Hummell, lives in Preston. Mrs. Ward Roedding of Kitchener is his sister.1a

      1aHummell, Vernon: Grace Schmidt Room Digital Collection. (2016). Vitacollections.ca. Retrieved 14 May 2016, from https://vitacollections.ca/kpl-gsr/2841886/data?n=2
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    Name Vernie Hummel 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-350488 
    Died 2 Sep 1918  Drocourt-Quéant Line, France Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried Vis-en-Artois British Cemetery, Haucourt, , Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I350488  Generations
    Last Modified 3 Sep 2019 

    Father Philip Hummel,   b. 19 Sep 1853, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Catherine Uri,   b. 25 Mar 1856, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1911  (Age < 54 years) 
    Family ID F10310  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mynetta Pfeiffer,   b. 7 May 1894, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1986  (Age 91 years) 
    Married 12 Sep 1916  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Last Modified 13 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F251378  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 24 Jun 1893 - Bloomingdale, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 12 Sep 1916 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Vis-en-Artois British Cemetery, Haucourt, , Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S57] Vit - ON - Birth Registration.
      Name:Ferdinand Michael Hummel Date of Birth:24 Jun 1893 Gender:Male Birth Place:Waterloo, Ontario, Canada Father's name:Philip Hummel Mother's name:Catherine Uhrig

    2. [S239] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Preston CC#6335 Cemetery Internet Link .
      Hummel/ In Memory Of/ Vernon Hummel/ Beloved Husband Of/ 1894/ Mynetta Pfeiffer/ 1986/ Killed In Action Sept. 2, 1918/ At Drucourt Queant/ Buried At Vis-En-Artois/ France./ Aged 25 Years.

    3. [S2465] Burial.
      Name:Vernie Hummel Death Date:2 Sep 1918 Rank:Private Unit:47th Battalion Service number:751070 Cemetery:Vis-en-Artois British Cemetery Cemetery Location:8 miles South East of Arras, France Burial Place:Arras, France

    4. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Name:My Netta Pfeiffer Age:22 Birth Date:abt 1894 Birth Place:Preston, Ontario Marriage Date:12 Sep 1916 Marriage County or District:Waterloo Father:Philip Pfeiffer Mother:Pfeiffer Pfeiffer Spouse:Vernie Hummel Spouse's Age:23 Spouse Birth Date:abt 1893 Spouse Birth Place:Bloomingdale Ont Spouse Father:Philips Hummel Spouse Mother:Catherine Uhrig