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Gilbert Blank

In memory of:

Lance Corporal Gilbert Blank

November 11, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

463601

Age:

20

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Western Ontario Regiment)

Division:

47th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

August 4, 1896
Victoria, British Columbia

Enlistment:

August 21, 1915
Vernon, British Columbia

Commemorated on Page 55 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

ADANAC MILITARY CEMETERY
Somme, France

Grave Reference:

II. I. 40.

Location:

Miraumont is a village about 14.5 kilometres north-north-east of Albert and the Cemetery is some 3 kilometres south of the village on the east side of the road to Courcelette (D107). The ADANAC MILITARY CEMETERY is signposted in the centre of Miraumont.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of Gilbert Blank– Gilbert Blank, born 4 August 1896, Victoria British Columbia.  Joined C.E.F. 31 July 1915, at which time both parents deceased: Paul Martin Louis Kastner Blank,(German) and Wilhelmina Addison Ballentine, (Scottish)  Primary next of kin on Attestation Papers: step-mother,  Mrs Agnes Blank, (German)
  • Grave Marker
  • Photo of Gilbert Blank– Gilbert in England, circa 1916, before being shipped to France

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