In memory of

Private

Donald Adolpheus Jaeger

who died on 5 Oct 1944

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Service details
  Conflict WWII
  Service Army
  Unit Algonquin Regiment
  Rank Private
  Service number L106226
  Date of death 19441005
  Cause of death killed in action
Narrative history
  L106226 Private (Algonquin Regiment) Donald Adolpheus Jaeger (b.1923) of Regina was KIA 19441005 north of Antwerp and is buried at Adegem Canadian war cemetery, Oost-Vlaanderen, Belgium. He was the son of Edward A. and Christine (Mogen) Jaeger who came from Minnesota to homestead NW35-29-26-W2 southwest of Amazon (south of Watrous) in 1908 and retired to Regina. Donald was born at Watrous, educated at Amazon and Balfour Tech and was working as a hardware clerk when he enlisted at Regina in 1943. His brother Horatio also served in the Army.
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Memorial information
  Saskatchewan rural municipality for commemoration 159 - Sherwood
  Cemetery or memorial location Adegem Canadian war cemetery, Oost-Vlaanderen, Belgium    

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  Honour roll location(s) Watrous
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  Geo-memorial Jaeger Lake, Saskatchewan     
  Geo-memorial location 59.4333°N / 105.9667°W
  Geo-memorial NTS map reference 74P5
  Geo-memorial details North of Stony Rapids.
Personal information
  Date of birth 19230525
  Place of birth Watrous    (Please click here for map.)
  Date of enlistment 19430611
  Place of enlistment Regina    (Please click here for map.)
  Residence on enlistment Regina    (Please click here for map.)
  Occupation hardware clerk
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