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Gordon Courtney

In memory of:

Trooper Gordon Courtney

May 25, 1915

Military Service


Service Number:

551

Age:

28

Force:

Army

Unit:

Royal Canadian Dragoons (1st Armoured Regiment)

Additional Information


Born:

January 28, 1895

Son of William J. Courtney.

Commemorated on Page 10 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

GUARDS CEMETERY (CUINCHY)
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

IV. G. 30.

Location:

Cuinchy is a village in the Department of the Pas-de-Calais about 7 Kilometres east of the town of Bethune and north of the N41 which runs between Bethune and La Bassee. About 1 kilometre north-west of the village are cross roads known as Windy Corner and GUARDS CEMETERY (CUINCHY) is a little west of these cross roads.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Memorial– Photo from the National Memorial Album of Canadian Heroes c.1919. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Photo of GORDON COURTNEY– Photo from the National Memorial Album of Canadian Heroes c.1919. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Telegram June 1915. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping– From the Toronto Star. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Grave Marker– Photo courtesy of Wilf Schofield, England.

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