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Gordon Charles McCall

In memory of:

Private Gordon Charles McCall

October 1, 1915

Military Service


Service Number:

57252

Age:

27

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)

Division:

20th Bn.

Additional Information


Only son of John A. and Mary McCall, of Charlotteville, Norfolk Co., Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 25 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:

I. B. 150.

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.

Digital Collection

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  • Letter– A short letter about rifle training at the Long Branch range near Toronto
  • Photo of Gordon Charles Mccall– Full uniform image dated December 5th 1914, Toronto
  • Post Card– A short note to Gordon's aunt about the journey across the Atlantic
  • Post Card (back)– Reverse side of letter to aunt showing the SS Megantic
  • Post Card 2– Short letter to Gordon's sister talking about being ready to go to war and expecting orders soon.
  • Post Card 2  (back)– Reverse side of a postcard from Sandling Camp
  • Post Card 3– A letter to Gordon's sister that he is leaving for Europe with a forwarding address
  • Post Card 3 (back)– Reverse side of a postcard
  • Post Card 4– Another letter to Gordon's sister about the voyage across the Atlantic.
  • Envelope– Envelope from a letter sent to Gordon from his aunt. "Died" has been written across his address, and "Died of wounds" signed by the postmaster has been written across the end of the envelope.
  • Photo 2 of Gordon McCall

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