Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Alexander Grispuk

In memory of:

Private Alexander Grispuk

May 30, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

279028

Age:

27

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Eastern Ontario Regiment)

Division:

218th Bn.

Additional Information


Son of Mrs, Mary Grispuk, of Russia.

Commemorated on Page 96 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

EDMONTON (BEECHMOUNT) CEMETERY
Alberta, Canada

Grave Reference:

2.21. G. 16.

Location:

During the 1939-1945 War, Canadian Infantry troops were stationed at Edmonton. No.13 Vocational Training School was set up and the airfield formed a link in the North-West Staging Route. Most of the war graves lie in Blocks 206 and 208. The cemetery also contains a Cross of Sacrifice. There are now 5 First World War and over 70 Second World War casualties commemorated in this site.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Circumstances of Death Registers– CDN Pte Alexander Grispuk, 218th Bn, came to death by strangulation by own hand. May 30 1916 http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/microform-digitization/006003-119.01-e.php?q2=36&q3=2876&sqn=958&tt=1305&PHPSESSID=dakb0rd4bnor7frpudrqjbuu70

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