Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Richard Bloomfield Wilson

In memory of:

Private Richard Bloomfield Wilson

March 19, 1917

Toronto General Hospital, Ontario

Military Service


Service Number:

805607

Age:

44

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Quebec Regiment)

Division:

136th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

April 4, 1872
County of Malton, Ontario

Enlistment:

March 21, 1916
Port Hope, Ontario

Son of Thomas and Jane Wilson, of Hornby, Ontario. Husband of Mary Ann Wilson, of Port Hope, Ontario. Private Wilson was beyond military age and therefore his spirit was all the more commendable for undertaking a duty which he did not necessarily fall upon him.

Commemorated on Page 351 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

PORT HOPE WELCOME UNITED CHURCH CEMETERY
Ontario, Canada

Grave Reference:

Lot 153.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of Richard Wilson– Book of Remembrance (A record of the men of Port Hope who 
participated in the Great War of 1914-1918)" by James A. Elliott, Chairman 
of Committee, Port Hope, Jan 1, 1919 (Transcribed by Peter Bolton 2001)

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