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

Gunner Charles Norman "Norman" Grill

Male 1894 - 1918  (24 years)


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  • Name Charles Norman "Norman" Grill 
    Prefix Gunner 
    Born 14 Jun 1894  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1911  Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Tin Smith, Shop 
    Religion 1911  Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Lutheran 
    Military 1914  WW1 Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    WW1, Driver, 55th Battalion 
    Military 1914  WW1 Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    WW1, Service #322856 
    Residence Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Residence Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-82271 
    Died 2 Oct 1918  near, Blécourt, , Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Haynecourt British Cemetery, Haynecourt, , Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I82271  Generations
    Last Modified 1 Dec 2019 

    Father Louis Grill,   b. 6 Jun 1861, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Apr 1942  (Age 80 years) 
    Mother Selina Martha Snider,   b. Sep 1869, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jan 1945  (Age ~ 75 years) 
    Married 21 Jun 1893  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F21454  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • "KILLED IN ACTION"

      Whilst taking part in operations in the vicinity of Blecourt on the night of October 2nd., 1918, he was badly wounded by enemy shell fire, and died within a few minutes.

      Canada, War Graves Registers (Circumstances of Casualty), 1914-1948

  • Sources 
    1. [S143] Census - ON, Waterloo, Hespeler - 1901, Hespeler (Village) D-2 Page 3.

    2. [S392] Census - ON, Waterloo, Hespeler - 1911, Div. 21 Pg. 4.

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

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

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 14 Jun 1894 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Tin Smith, Shop - 1911 - Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Lutheran - 1911 - Hespeler (Cambridge), 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 - - Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 2 Oct 1918 - near, Blécourt, , Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Haynecourt British Cemetery, Haynecourt, , Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France Link to Google Earth
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