Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Fred Wade

In memory of
Sergeant
Fred Wade
April 9, 1917

Military Service:

Service Number:
22527
Age:
25
Force:
Army
Unit:
Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)
Division:
15th Bn.

Additional Information:

Born:
October 23, 1891

Son of John E. and Alice Wade, of Peniac, York Co., New Brunswick.

Commemorated on Page 343 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. 6.
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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  • Cap Badge – Cap Badge 15th Bn (48th Highlanders of Canada).  Submitted by Capt V Goldman, 15th Bn Memorial Project Team.  DILEAS GU BRATH
  • Shoulder Patch – Shoulder Patch 15th Bn (48th Highlanders of Canada).  Submitted by Capt V Goldman, 15th Bn Memorial Project Team.  DILEAS GU BRATH
  • Cap Badge – Cap Badge 12th Bn CEF.  Sergeant Wade was originally a member of the 12th Bn before he was transferred to the 15th Bn as a reinforcement.  Submitted by Capt V Goldman, 15th Bn Memorial Project Team.  DILEAS GU BRATH
  • Grave Marker – Photo by BGen (ret`d) G. Young, submitted by Capt (ret`d) V. Goldman 15th Bn Memorial Project.  DILEAS GU BRATH
  • Record of Service – Record of Service Card (front side).  From archives 48th Highlanders of Canada Regimental Museum.  Submitted by 15th Bn Memorial Project Team.  DILEAS GU BRATH
  • Record of Service – Record of Service Card (reverse side).  From archives 48th Highlanders of Canada Regimental Museum.  Submitted by 15th Bn Memorial Project Team.  DILEAS GU BRATH
  • War Diary – Entry in Fred Wade's war diary (army book) ca. 1916 concerning lack of food and water and difficulty getting the wounded.

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