Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Thomas Edward Tilson

In memory of:

Private Thomas Edward Tilson

September 27, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

198678

Age:

20

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Manitoba Regiment)

Division:

8th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

January 30, 1896

Son of Thomas and Augusta Tilson, of Pinewood, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 513 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

I. C. 5.

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.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of Thomas Edward Tilson– Pte Edwin Tilson, shown as George Edwin Tilson in the December 1918 edition of The Christmas Echo published in London Ontario
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