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Raymond Clark Ansell

In memory of:

Gunner Raymond Clark Ansell

March 28, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

42071

Age:

23

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Field Artillery

Division:

3rd Bde.

Additional Information


Born:

August 1, 1892

Son of Arthur H. and Elizabeth M. Ansell, of 2, Chaplin Avenue, St. Catharines, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 47 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

II. B. 35.

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 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 cemetery is on the right and the BAILLEUL COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION is at the bottom end.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Memorial– The Cenotaph at Memorial Park in St. Catharines, Ontario, was dedicated on August 7th, 1927 by the Prince of Wales (future King Edward VIII), and unveiled by Brigadier General W. B. M. King, C.M.G., D.S.O.  The names of St. Catharines men who died as a result of their service during World War I are listed on two bronze tablets located at City Hall.

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