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Captain George Walter Call

Captain George Walter Call

Male 1888 - 1917  (28 years)

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  • Name George Walter Call 
    Prefix Captain 
    Born 31 May 1888  Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Military WW1 
    • 29 Regiment, 111th Battalion
    Occupation 1911  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Teacher, School 
    Religion 1911  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Anglican 
    Military 1914  WW1 Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    WW1, Captain, 29th Regiment / 111th Battalion 
    Military 1914  WW1 Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    WW1, Lieutenant, 111th Overseas Battalion / 77th Regiment / 29th 
    Name Walter Call 
    Residence Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Residence 21 Spruce St., Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-91823P 
    Died 3 May 1917  , France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Vimy Memorial, , Pas De Calais, France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I91823  Generations
    Last Modified 3 Sep 2019 

    Father William Burton Call,   b. Jul 1862, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Mary Ann Brown,   b. May 1865, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F42096  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 31 May 1888 - Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Teacher, School - 1911 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Anglican - 1911 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 3 May 1917 - , France Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Vimy Memorial, , Pas De Calais, France Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Captain George W. Call
    Captain George W. Call

  • Notes 
    • GEORGE WALTER CALL May 31, 1888 May 3, 1917 Lieutenant, First Battalion. Son of William B. Call; b. Toronto; ed. Dundas r.s. and H. S.., Hamilton Normal School; Teaching at Dundas and Galt University College, 1914-15; Knox College; McGill University, 1915-16; 29th Regt., Lieut. In May 1916 he was appointed to the 111th Battalion as Captain in command of 'D' Company and was in charge of recruiting at Preston. He went overseas in September, and after reverting to the rank of Lieutenant joined the 1st Battalion in France in the spring of 1917. Two weeks later he was killed early in the morning as he was returning to his company from Headquarters.1a

      1a"University of Toronto / Roll of Service 1914-1918", published in 1921

  • Sources 
    1. [S572] Census - ON, Waterloo, Galt - 1911, Div. 15 Page 22.

    2. [S157] Military - Canada - World War I - Attestation papers.
      George Walter Call Residence: 21 Spruce St., Galt, Ontario, student, Birth Date: 31 May 1888 Birth Location: Toronto, Ontario Relative: Mrs W B Call Relationship: Mother, residence 21 Spruce St, Galt, Ontario, register 23 May 1916

    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.