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Glen Wilson

In memory of:

Sergeant Glen Wilson

November 18, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

410230

Age:

23

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Eastern Ontario Regiment)

Division:

38th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

January 21, 1893
Ottawa, Ontario

Enlistment:

February 22, 1915
Ottawa, Ontario

Son of Arthur and Eliza A. Wilson, of Ottawa, Ontario.

Commemorated on the Sergeant Glenholme Wilson Plaque.

Commemorated on Page 183 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

REGINA TRENCH CEMETERY
Somme, France

Grave Reference:

IV. G. 30.

Location:

Courcelette is a village about 8 kilometres north-east of Albert (next to the main road D929 Albert-Bapaume). The REGINA TRENCH CEMETERY lies about 1.5 kilometres north-west of the village. The REGINA TRENCH CEMETERY (signposted in the centre of Courcelette) is 1.5 kilometres down a single track lane (suitable for cars).

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Memorial Plaque– St Matthews Anglican Church in the Glebe, Ottawa
  • Photo of GLEN WILSON– From, Our Heroes In The Great World War.
  • Memorial Plaque– St. Matthew's Anglican Church, 217 First Avenue, Ottawa, Ontario
  • Grave marker– Sgt Glenholme Wilson's headstone in Regina Trench Cemetery, (grave IV.G.30), France.
  • Newspaper Clipping– Sgt. Glenholm Wilson obit. Typographical Journal volume 51, July 1917, pg. 60
  • Memorial Stained Glass– 'The Resurrection' by Robert McCausland Limited was dedicated at St Matthew's Anglican Church in the Glebe, Ottawa on 17 Jan 1921 to the members of the church who served during the Great War. The window was transferred to the current site, 217 First Avenue in 1938.

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