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

Sergeant Alfred Harvey Hackbart[1]

Male 1923 - 1944  (21 years)


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  • Name Alfred Harvey Hackbart 
    Prefix Sergeant 
    Born 7 Feb 1923  Bamberg, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    FindAGrave https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/15254086 
    Military WW2 
    Misfortune killed in WW2 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-400843 
    Died 20 Feb 1944  [2
    Buried Runnymede Memorial, Englefield Greenfield, Egham, , Surrey, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I400843  Generations
    Last Modified 12 May 2024 

    Father Albert Henry Hackbart,   b. 8 May 1891, Bamberg, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Sep 1928, Mornington Twp., Perth Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 37 years) 
    Mother Mary Ann Zinkan,   b. 8 Jul 1891, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jan 1932, Freeport (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 40 years) 
    Family ID F46543  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Sergeant Alfred Harvey Hackbart
    Sergeant Alfred Harvey Hackbart

  • Notes 
    • Alfred Hackbart Said Missing in Overseas Action Feb 23, 1944

      Word was received today by his guardians, Harvey and Delilah Hackbart, 61 Gaukel Street, that Sgt. Alfred Harvey Hackbart is missing after air operations overseas on Feb. 20.

      Sgt. Hackbart, who was born in Wellesley Township and educated in Crosshill, was a resident of Kitchener for four or five years prior to enlisting with the R.C.A.F. on Sept. 2, 1942. He was a buffer at the Canada Skate Manufacturing Co., Ltd. He went overseas late in June of last year.

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      SGT. ALFRED HACKBART

      Missing since Feb. 20, 1944, when he failed to return from an operational flight on Feb. 22, Sgt. Alfred Hackbart, 21, is to be presumed missing, believed killed, for official purposes.

      According to a government letter, no information has been obtained.

      Sgt. Hackbart, whose parents are not living, is the ward of Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Hackbart, 61 Gaukel St. He was born in Wellesley Township and educated in Crosshill. He came to Kitchener to live four or five years prior to enlisting with the R.C.A.F. on Sept. 2, 1942. He was posted overseas in June, 1943. He was a buffer at the Canada Skate Manufacturing Co. Ltd. in civilian life.

      Three brothers and three sisters survive: Carl, with the Canadian Army in England, Herbert on a farm near Bamberg, Kenneth on a farm at Heidelberg; Mrs. Frank Frieda Harrett, Roy St.; Margaret, employed at the Freeport Sanatorium and Marie at Heidelberg.

      Dec, 27, 1944

  • Sources 
    1. [S2403] News - Unidentified Newspaper Obituary, Obituary of Marie Olga Hackbart.

    2. [S3231] Find A Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/15254086.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 7 Feb 1923 - Bamberg, Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Runnymede Memorial, Englefield Greenfield, Egham, , Surrey, England Link to Google Earth
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