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Edward Underwood

In memory of:

Lance Sergeant Edward Underwood

March 2, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

47969

Age:

23

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)

Division:

15th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

March 1, 1894

Son of John and Mary Alice Underwood, of Wigan, England.

Commemorated on Page 342 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

HERSIN COMMUNAL CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

I. G. 20.

Location:

Hersin is a village about 5 kilometres south of Bethune and about 2 kilometres west of the main road from Bethune to Arras. The HERSIN COMMUNAL CEMETERY and Extension lies to the north-east of the village.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Grave Marker– Edward Underwood, Hersin Communal Cemetery, France  Photo by Ken Riley
  • Inscription– Epitaph for Edward Underwood, "Fought the good fight and is worthy of everlasting love", Hersin Communal Cemetery, France  Photo by Ken Riley
  • Cemetery– Edward Underwood and comrades, Hersin Communal Cemetery, France  Photo by Ken Riley
  • War Memorial– First World War Fallen, Cenotaph, Cobalt Ontario.  Photo by Ken Riley
  • War Memorial– Cenotaph, Major Edward J Holland VC Memorial Park, Cobalt Ontario.  Photo by Ken Riley
  • War Memorial– -"Algonquin Regiment" Army Cadets Standing Guard, Cenotaph, Major Edward J Holland VC Memorial Park, Cobalt Ontario, Nov 11 2014.  Photo by Laura Landers
  • Photo of Edward Underwood– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Letter– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Letter– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Badge– Cap Badge 15th Bn (48th Highlanders of Canada).  Submitted by Capt V Goldman, 15th Bn Memorial Project Team.  DILEAS GU BRATH
  • Should patch– Shoulder Patch 15th Bn (48th Highlanders of Canada).  Submitted by Capt V Goldman, 15th Bn Memorial Project Team.  DILEAS GU BRATH
  • Badge– Cap Badge 17th Bn (Seaforth Highlanders of Canada).  Lance Sergeant Underwood was originally a member of the 17th Bn before his transfer to the 15th Bn as a reinforcement.  Submitted by Capt V Goldman, 15th Bn Memorial Project Team.  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
  • Badge– Cap Badge 37th Bn. Lance Sergeant Underwood enlisted with this unit but was sent to the 15th Bn (48th Highlanders of Canada) as a reinforcement.  Submitted by Capt(ret’d) Victor Goldman 15th Bn Memorial Project Team.  DILEAS GU BRATH

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