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Elwood James Belfry

In memory of:

Sapper Elwood James Belfry

October 22, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

1039708

Age:

33

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Railway Troops

Division:

3rd

Additional Information


Born:

June 7, 1884

Commemorated on Page 199 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

ESTAIRES COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION
Nord, France

Grave Reference:

V. B. 13.

Location:

Estaires is a village about 11 kilometres west of Armentieres. The ESTAIRES COMMUNAL CEMETERY is on the eastern outskirts of the village and on the east side of the road to Bailleul. The EXTENSION is north and east of the Communal Cemetery.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

  • Circumstances of Death Registers– Source: Library and Archives Canada.  CIRCUMSTANCES OF DEATH REGISTERS FIRST WORLD WAR Surnames:  Bea to Belisle. Mircoform Sequence 7; Volume Number 31829_B016717. Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 151.  Page 707 of 724.
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Telegram October 1917. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Press Clipping– From the Toronto Star for 29 October 1917.

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