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Edward Alphonsus McMurdie

In memory of:

Lieutenant Edward Alphonsus McMurdie

September 29, 1918

Military Service


Age:

31

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Alberta Regiment)

Division:

49th Bn.

Additional Information


Son of Charles Edward and Catharine McMurdie, of Kenora, Ontario. Left Canada as Capt. with 218th (Edmonton) Bn. and reverted to Lt. in 49th Bn.

Commemorated on Page 463 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

II. C. 10.

Location:

Sains-les-Marquion is a village and it lies approximately 2 kilometres south of Marquion, which lies on the main straight road from Arras to Cambrai. The Ontario Cemetery lies to the south of the village. The cemetery was made after the capture of Sains-les-Marquion by the Canadian Division on September 27, 1918. The Cemetery was enlarged after the Armistice and now covers an area of 949 square metres. It is enclosed by a rubble wall.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Grave Marker– Grave marker - Ontario Cemetery, Sains-les-Marquion … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens

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