He served in the Canadian Expeditionary Force (CEF) during the First World War.
He died in 1916 and was buried in the Mountain View Cemetery in Vancouver, British Columbia. According to his service record, he died from pneumonia in the Vancouver General Hospital after breaking his leg.
↑ British Columbia Archives. Genealogy general search. Event Type:Death. Registration Number:1916-09-145612. BC Archives Mfilm Number:B13102. GSU Mfilm Number:1927130. Event Date (YYYY-MM-DD):1916-08-28. Event Place:VANCOUVER. Age at Death:46. Person:MICHAEL GENTEMAN. No image available online. Accessed March 23, 2020. http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Genealogy.
↑ Veterans Affairs Canada. CANADIAN VIRTUAL WAR MEMORIAL. Private Michael Genteman. August 28, 1916. Military Service
Service Number: 258150. Age: 41. Force: Army. Unit: Canadian Infantry (Eastern Ontario Regiment). Division: 211th Bn. Born: September 29, 1874. Son of the late Henry and Marie Katherine Gentemon; husband of Elizabeth Gentemon, of Vancouver. Commemorated on Page 90 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Cemetery: VANCOUVER (MOUNTAIN VIEW) CEMETERY
British Columbia, Canada. Grave Reference: 44. 6. 10. Accessed March 23, 2020. https://www.veterans.gc.ca/eng/remembrance/memorials/canadian-virtual-war-memorial/detail/420751.
Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed 23 March 2020), memorial page for Michael Gentemon (unknown–28 Aug 1916), Find A Grave: Memorial #26260686, citing Mountain View Cemetery, Vancouver, Greater Vancouver Regional District, British Columbia, Canada ; Maintained by Headstone Genealogist (contributor 46999396) .