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

William Becking

Male 1894 - 1953  (58 years)


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  • Name William Becking 
    Born 27 Jul 1894  Hanover, Bentinck Twp., Grey Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Military WW1 - 58th Battalion in the First World War 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-379937 
    Died 5 Jul 1953  London, Middlesex, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried 8 Jul 1953  Parklawn Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I379937  Generations
    Last Modified 16 Jul 2019 

    Family Gwendoline Jones,   b. 1895, Liverpool, , Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jun 1977, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Married 30 Oct 1920  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Children 
     1. Clifford Becking
     2. Olive Becking,   b. 7 Oct 1921,   d. 1 Jul 1981  (Age 59 years)
    Last Modified 17 Jul 2019 
    Family ID F258900  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 27 Jul 1894 - Hanover, Bentinck Twp., Grey Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 30 Oct 1920 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 5 Jul 1953 - London, Middlesex, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 8 Jul 1953 - Parklawn Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • William Becking

      PRESTON \emdash After a lengthy illness, William Becking died yesterday in Westminster Hospital, London, in his 60th year. He was taken to the K-W Hospital four days earlier, and removed to Westminster on Saturday. He had served with the 58th Battalion in the First World War and had been in ill health since 1918. He was born in Hanover on July 27, 1894. On his return from the army he lived in Kitchener until moving to Preston in 1933, in October, 1920, he married Gwendoline Jones, and surviving besides his wife are two children, Mrs. George (Olive) Claydon, RR 1, Preston and Clifford of Timmins; six grandchildren; a brother Harry, Kitchener and two sisters, Mrs. Alfred Haus, Waterloo. and Miss Minnie Becking, Kitchener. Mr. Becking was an adherent of the Baptist church. Rev. H. J. Herlihey of St. Paul's United Church will conduct the funeral serivce at the Stager-Pass chapel on Wednesday at 2: 30. Interment will be in Parklawn Cemetery.

      Kitchener-Waterloo Record 6 Jul 1953 pg 5

  • Sources 
    1. [S356] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Parklawn CC#4504 Internet Link .
      William Becking/ Private/ 58 Battn/ C.E.F./ 5 July 1953/ Age 59./ [Legion Plaque].

    2. [S2488] aaa Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, marriage certificate 025894 (1920).
      Name:Willeam Becking Age:27 Birth Year:abt 1893 Birth Place:Hanover Ontario Marriage Date:30 Oct 1920 Marriage Place:Waterloo, Ontario, Canada Father:Herman Becking Mother:Marie Groas Spouse:Gwendoline Jones