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

Vernon Lester Harlock

Male 1896 - 1938  (41 years)


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  • Name Vernon Lester Harlock 
    Born 4 Sep 1896  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Gender Male 
    Religion 1911  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    United Brethren 
    Military 1914  WW1 Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    WW1, Private, 111th Battalion 
    Military 1914  WW1 Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    WW1, Service #730168 
    Residence Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Residence Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Residence Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-70963P 
    Died 8 May 1938  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 7
    Cause: Cause: Bladder Problems (2 years) - Pyelonephritis (1 month) 
    Buried 11 May 1938  Preston Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 8
    Person ID I70963  Generations
    Last Modified 1 Dec 2019 

    Father William Harlock,   b. 27 Sep 1866, , England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1957  (Age 90 years) 
    Mother Melinda Donnenwerth,   b. 30 Jul 1866, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Apr 1953, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Married 9 Mar 1886  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9, 10
    Family ID F18537  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Eloydia May Gmelin,   b. 11 May 1897, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1962  (Age 64 years) 
    Married 5 Apr 1919  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Last Modified 2 Dec 2019 
    Family ID F35751  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • VERNON HARLOCK

      PRESTON, May 9 \emdash Vernon Lester Harlock, 41, of Kress Hill, Preston, died at St. Mary's Hospital, Kitchener, Sunday, after an illness of 18 months. Deceased was born in Kitchener in 1896 a son of Mr. and Mrs. William Harlock, now of Beaverdale. He enlisted with the 111th Battalion for overseas service and was wounded in action in December 1918. He was later transferred to the 4th Battalion upon his return. Following his discharge from the army in 1919, he was employed by Clare Bros. He was a member of the Canadian Legion and St. Peter's Lutheran church. Surviving are his widow, the former Eloydia May Gmelin, his parents, two children, Ross, age 15, and Shirley, aged 13, three brothers. Percy of Hespeler, Stanley of Beaverdale, and Irvine of Kitchener, and one sister, Mrs. Walter Scheffel of Hespeler. Funeral services will be held Wednesday afternoon at 2: 30 o'clock from Pass and Barber Funeral Home to Preston Cemetery. Services will be held under auspices of the Preston branch of the Canadian Legion. Rev. W. H. Knauff will officiate.

      Kitchener Daily Record 9 May 1938 pg 14

  • Sources 
    1. [S132] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo North - 1901, Waterloo C-4 Page 3.

    2. [S342] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1911, Div. 6 Pg. 1.

    3. [S239] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Preston CC#6335 Cemetery Internet Link .
      Vernon HARLOCK/ beloved husband of/ Eloydia GMELIN/ 1896 \endash 1938

    4. [S57] Vit - ON - Birth Registration.
      Name:Vernon Lester Harlock Date of Birth:4 Sep 1896 Gender:Male Birth Place:Waterloo, Ontario, Canada Father's name:Wm Harlock Jr Mother's name:Melinda Donnerwath

    5. [S157] Military - Canada - World War I - Attestation papers.

    6. [S1890] Military - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Kitchener Public Library WW1 Soldiers Card Index Soldier Information Cards - World War One.

    7. [S116] Vit - ON - Death Registration.
      Name:Vernon Hurlock Gender:Male Birth Year:abt 1897 Birth Place:Kitchener, Ontario Age at Death:41 Death Date:8 May 1938 Death Place:Waterloo, Ontario, Canada Father:Wm Hurlock Mother:Meda Donneworth

    8. [S239] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Preston CC#6335 Cemetery Internet Link .
      Vernon Harlock/ Beloved Husband Of/ Eloydia Gmelin/ 1896 - 1938.

    9. [S721] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, marriage certificate 11857 (1886), Harlock-Donnanwerth.
      William HARLOCK, 19, occ. farmer, b. England, res. Berlin, s/o James & Mary, married Melinda DONNANWERTH, 19, b. Canada, res. Mannheim, d/o Michel & Elizabeth, witn: James HARLOCK & Amelia FAHRMAN, both of Berlin, 9 March 1886 at Berlin

    10. [S1592] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1891, Section 1 Page 2.

    11. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Name:Eloydia May Gmelin Age:21 Birth Date:abt 1898 Birth Place:Preston, Ontario Marriage Date:5 Apr 1919 Marriage County or District:Waterloo Father:Charles Gmelin Mother:Clara Boos Spouse:Vernon Harlock Spouse's Age:22 Spouse Birth Date:abt 1897 Spouse Birth Place:Kitchener Ont Spouse Father:Wm Harlock Spouse Mother:Melinda Dunnenworth

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 4 Sep 1896 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - United Brethren - 1911 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - - Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 5 Apr 1919 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: Cause: Bladder Problems (2 years) - Pyelonephritis (1 month) - 8 May 1938 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 11 May 1938 - Preston Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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