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Private William Joseph Meister

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PERSONAL INFORMATION

Date of birth: 1895-04-13
Place of birth: Hanley, Staffordshire
Next of kin: Mrs. Charlotte Elizabeth Meister, Mother, 144 Concord St., Ottawa
Marital status: single
Occupation (attested): Paper Ruler
Occupation (normalized): Printer, General
Religion: Church of England
Date of death: 1915-04-22
Cause of death: Killed in action
Buried: Menin Gate (Ypres) Memorial, Belgium, Panel 10 - 26 - 28

MILITARY INFORMATION

Regimental number: 8564
Final Rank: Private (2nd Battalion)
Rank detail

Private, 2nd Battalion, Canadian Infantry (Army).

Degree of service: Canada
Survived war: no
Battle wounded/killed: 2nd Ypres

RESEARCH INFORMATION

CVWM ID: No CVWM ID in our database, but try this.
CWGC ID: 1594565
LAC ID: 193425
Attestation record(s): image 1, image 2
Service file: B6102-S004
Uploader's Notes: Son of Charlotte Elizabeth Meister, of 144, Concord St., Ottawa, and the late John Ernest Meister. 3 years militia experience Attestation papers were crossed out and overwritten. Date was not filled in, but was likely around 22 September 1914.
Uploader's Research notes: Son of Charlotte Elizabeth Meister, of 144, Concord St., Ottawa, and the late John Ernest Meister. 3 years militia experience Attestation papers were crossed out and overwritten. Date was not filled in, but was likely around 22 September 1914.

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Date added: 2004-09-04
Last modified: 2005-11-08