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George Clarence Gliddon

In memory of:

Captain George Clarence Gliddon

May 11, 1915

Military Service


Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Alberta Regiment)

Division:

10th Bn.

Additional Information


Commemorated on Page 16 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

BAILLEUL COMMUNAL CEMETERY
Nord, France

Grave Reference:

I. 8.

Location:

Bailleul is a large town in France, near the Belgian border, 14.5 kilometres south-west of Ieper and on the main road from St. Omer to Lille. The BAILLEUL COMMUNAL CEMETERY is on the eastern outskirts of the town. From the Grand place, take the Ieper road and 400 metres along this road is a sign indicating the direction of the cemetery. Turn down the right into a small road and follow for approximately 400 metres, the BAILLEUL COMMUNAL CEMETERY is on the right.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Roll of Service– From the "University of Toronto / Roll of Service 1914-1918", published in 1921.
  • Newspaper Clipping– The Varsity War Supplement, University of Toronto, July 1915.
  • Honour Roll– Honour Roll from The Varsity War Supplement, University of Toronto, July 1915.
  • War Diary– 10th Battalion War Diary, May 05, 1915
  • War Diary– 10th Battalion War Diary, May 11, 1915
  • Memorial Room– Memorial Room, Soldiers' Tower, University of Toronto.  Photo by David Pike, 2010; courtesy of Alumni Affairs.
  • The Soldiers' Tower– The Soldiers' Tower was built at University of Toronto between 1919-1924 in memory of those lost to the University in the Great War.  The name of Capt. G. C. Gliddon C.A.M.C. is among the 628 names carved on the Memorial Screen, which can be seen at photo left. Photo:  K. Parks, Alumni Affairs.
  • Grave Marker– Photo courtesy of Wilf Schofield, England

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