Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Gordon Edward Minchinton

In memory of
Lieutenant
Gordon Edward Minchinton
April 9, 1917

Military Service:

Age:
35
Force:
Army
Unit:
Canadian Infantry (Manitoba Regiment)
Division:
27th Bn.

Additional Information:

Son of Mr. and Mrs. Jas Minchinton, of Napanee, Ontario; husband of M. D. Minchinton, of Brandon, Manitoba.

Commemorated on Page 294 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information:

Cemetery:
ECOIVRES MILITARY CEMETERY ; Pas de Calais, France
Grave Reference:
VI. E. 17.
Location:
Mont St Eloi is a village in the Department of the Pas-de-Calais, 8 kilometres north-west of Arras. The village stands on high ground overlooking the battlefields of Vimy and Souchez and the main Bethune-Arras road, and the ruined towers that rise from it were used as an observation post during the French attacks at Neuville-St Vaast and Givenchy in May 1915. Ecoivres is a hamlet lying at the foot of the hill, to the south-west and about 1.5 kilometres from Mont St Eloi on the Arras-St Pol line. The ECOIVRES MILITARY CEMETERY is on the D49 road.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper Clipping – In memory of the men and women memorialized on the pages of the Winnipeg Evening Tribune during World War One. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping – In memory of the men and women memorialized on the pages of the Winnipeg Evening Tribune during World War One. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Grave Marker – Photo courtesy of Wilf Schofield, England, 2009.
  • Roll of Honour – Canadian National Railways - World War One Roll of Honour. Lt. Gordon Edward Minchinton completed his Officers' Declaration Paper in the Canadian Expeditionary Force in May 1916 for the 184th Battalion. He described his occupation on this form as a Tariff Compiler.  Minchinton was born in Napanee, Ontario.  In honoured memory.

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