William Thomas Hebner
M, #1678, b. 23 October 1896, d. 14 February 1949
|Father||John William Hebner b. 1 Jun 1863, d. 1 Jul 1934|
|Mother||Laura Marie Bassett b. 27 Jul 1863, d. 24 May 1933|
William Thomas Hebner was born on Friday, 23 October 1896 at Ontario, Canada. He appeared on the census of 1901 in the household of John William Hebner at Grandview, Marquette, Manitoba, Canada. He was recorded as: Hebner,William, male, white, son, born Oct. 23 1896 in Ontario, age 4, of German origin, Canadian, Methodist, able to speak English. He began military service on 4 June 1918 at Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, when he was drafted and signed his attestation papers, becoming regimental #3346970 with the 1'st Depot Battalion Manitoba, Canadian Overseas Expeditionary Forces. His name was William Thomas, he was living at Gilbert Plains, Manitoba, single and working as a farmer. He listed his Father at Gilbert Plains, as his next of kin. He had served previously for 8 months with the 37'th BN, C.E.F. He was born in Huntsville, Ontario, 23 Oct 1896 in Gilbert Plains. He was considered fit on the 4'th of June 1918 and described as: 6', 1" tall, ruddy complexion, grey eyes, dark hair. He had the following distinguishing marks: scar left knee, scar first finger left hand. He ended military service on 10 January 1919 when he was discharged on demobilization. He and Emily Jane Presley, daughter of James Presley and Frances Roscoe, were married on Tuesday, 12 July 1921 at Gilbert Plains, Manitoba, Canada. William died on Monday, 14 February 1949 at Gilbert Plains, Manitoba, Canada, at age 52 years, 3 months and 22 days. He was buried on Friday, 18 February 1949 at Chatsworth Cemetery, Gilbert Plains, Manitoba, Canada.