Wilfred Hagenbach (a.k.a. Holingbeck and Hagerback) Image

Name

Private Wilfred Hagenbach (a.k.a. Holingbeck and Hagerback)

Born

1896-01-30

From

Toronto, ON

Religion

Church of England

Death

1976-02-16

Where Died

Awards

British War & Victory Medals



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Service Record 1


Regimental Number

127550

Highest Rank

Private

Conflict

Battalion

Enlisted

Enlistment Date

1915-10-30

Wounded Date

1917-11-06

Wounds

Gunshot wound to right leg, resulting in amputation below the knee.

Wounded Where

Passchendaele, France

Discharge Date

1919-04-19

Discharge Cause

Medically Unfit



Notes

Also served with the 27th Battalion in France. He travelled to England aboard the SS Olympic and home aboard the SS Llandovery Castle. Wilfred returned home on June 17, 1918 after having his right leg amputated below the knee due to a shell wound. SS Llandovery Castle was torpedoed off southern Ireland on 27 June 1918 on its return voyage.




Sources & Links

Program for Dedication of Chesley, ON and Vicinity Soldiers' Memorial, July 15th, 1925
- Library & Archives Canada

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