Waterloo Region Generations
A record of the people of Waterloo Region, Ontario.
William Mum Menary

William Mum Menary[1]

Male 1889 - 1916  (27 years)

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  • Name William Mum Menary 
    Military 1814  WW1 Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    WW1, Private, 34th Battalion 
    Born 14 Aug 1889  Streetsville, Toronto Twp., Peel Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Military WW1 
    Occupation 1911  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Apprentice, Machine Shop 
    Religion 1911  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Baptist 
    Occupation 1915  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    barber 
    Misfortune 1916 
    Killed in WW1 
    Died 18 Sep 1916  Somme, , Centre, France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Website 2009 
    Photograph 
    • Grace Schmidt Room of Local History Digital Collection

      Description: Black and white, studio portrait of Private William M. Menary, of Galt, Ontario, in uniform.

      Notes: Private Menary was born and raised in Galt, Ontario, the son of Mr. William Menary, 105 Victoria Avenue, Galt. Private Menary went overseas with a special service corps of the 34th Battalion. He died at the Somme on 18 September 1916 from wounds inflicted. Menary was survived by a wife and two daughters.

      Inscriptions:
      Front: Pte. William M. Menary, 34th Batt. [Symbol of cross] Somme (died of wounds), Sept. 18, 1916.
    Residence Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-50501P 
    Person ID I50501  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2019 

    Father William James Menary,   b. May 1863, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1942, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 78 years) 
    Mother Esther Munn,   b. Apr 1854, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Feb 1927, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 72 years) 
    Family ID F221208  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Emma Jane Kirby,   b. 14 Feb 1886, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1951  (Age 64 years) 
    Married 30 Jun 1909  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Esther Menary,   b. 1910, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F13097  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 14 Aug 1889 - Streetsville, Toronto Twp., Peel Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 30 Jun 1909 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Apprentice, Machine Shop - 1911 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Baptist - 1911 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - barber - 1915 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 18 Sep 1916 - Somme, , Centre, France Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    William Munn Menary
    William Munn Menary
    Grace Schmidt Room of Local History digital collection
    Private William Munn Menary
    Private William Munn Menary

  • Sources 
    1. [S2231] Military - Kitchener Public Library - Soldier Information Card Collection - World War One.

    2. [S157] Military - Canada - World War I - Attestation papers.
      William Munn Menary Birth Date: 14 Aug 1889 Birth Location: Stick Hille, Peel, Ontario Relative: Mrs William M Menary Relationship: Wife Regiment Number: 602685

    3. [S572] Census - ON, Waterloo, Galt - 1911, Div. 19 Page 31.