Eby, Gordon

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Eby, Gordon

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  • Gordon Christian Eby

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Dates of existence

1890-1965

History

Born to Christian and Catharine Eby in Berlin (Ontario). He was a market gardener and belonged to the 108th Regiment of the Militia at the time of his enlistment in the Canadian Expeditionary Force in 1915. He trained with the 118th Battalion, left for England in January 1917 and after further training as a signaller, joined the 21st Battalion in France in October 1917. At war's end he was quartered for a few months in Siegburg, Germany before returning home in May 1919. He married Elsie Hewitt in 1921. He returned to the market gardening and later worked at J. M. Schneider. Gordon and Elsie had eight children.

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Related entity

Eby, Elsie (Hewitt) (1900-1974)

Identifier of the related entity

CA-MAO-2016

Category of the relationship

family

Type of relationship

Eby, Elsie (Hewitt) is the spouse of Eby, Gordon

Dates of the relationship

1921

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Authority record identifier

CA-MAO-2016

Institution identifier

Mennonite Archives of Ontario

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Created 2016 by LHG

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Sources

Gordon C. Eby fonds, Mennonite Archives of Ontario, Hist.Mss.1.66

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