While there is more consideration for the lifelong needs of veterans as the public better understands post-traumatic stress disorder and other after effects of combat, Wellheiser said the greatest help he's received came from a fellow veteran, Louis J. Albrecht of the 116th Battalion. "He straightened me out when I came back from (Vietnam) … I listened to his nightmares and he listened to mine," Wellheiser said, wearing his friend's name on his jacket on Sunday in remembrance. metronews.ca/news/kitchener/436991/local-veterans-young-and-old-remembered-sunday/ _______________ Louis was assessment commissioner for the City of Kitchener when he married Lillian Wellheiser in 1927. 021709-27 Louis John Albrecht, 29, Assessment Commissioner, res. 42 Waterloo St. Kitchener, b. Berlin, son of Louis Albrecht (b. Berlin) and Elizabeth Scharbach Married Lillian Marie Wellheuser, 25, Saleslady, res. 42 Waterloo St. Kitchener, b. Berlin, daughter of Leonard Wellheuser (b. New Germany) and Anna Daub, Witn: Leonard Wellheuser and Julia O'Connor Both of Kitchener, 29 June 1927 in Kitchener Ontario Marriage Registration His wife is buried in Woodland Cemetery in Kitchener.
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to Canadian law. No restrictions on use.
If you would like to obtain a digital or print copy of this image, please see KPL's Photographic Reproduction Policy at http://www.kpl.org/localhistory/photographs
Kitchener Public Library
Soldier Information Cards - World War One
Albrecht, Louis John
Enlisted March 21, 1916 with the 118th Battalion and transferred to the 116th Battalion.
Church of England.
Born in Kitchener, Aug. 9, 1897 and educated at Kitchener.
He was discharged February 8, 1919. He received a gun shot wound in his arm.
He lives now at 2 Saugel Place, Kitchener.
Elsie Underwood, 69 Glasgow St., Kitchener.