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Paul Evan Gillespie

In memory of:

Private Paul Evan Gillespie

September 7, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

529064

Age:

19

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Army Medical Corps

Division:

9th Canadian Field Amb.

Additional Information


Born:

January 9, 1899

Son of Margaret I. Gillespie, of Wingham, Ontario, and the late Charles Gillespie.

Commemorated on Page 414 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

FAUBOURG-D'AMIENS CEMETERY, ARRAS
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

VII. F. 18.

Location:

Fabourg-d'Amiens Cemetery is in the western part of the town of Arras in the Boulevard du General de Gaulle, to the south of the road to Doullens.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of PAUL EVAN GILLESPIE– Paul Evan Gillespie (Source: Gillespie Family History Newsletter)
  • Newspaper Clipping– From: The Wingham Advance Times, 4 Sep 1924
  • Biography– From the book, War Memorial of Huron County¿s Heroes and Heroines that was published in 1919 by the Wingham Advance. Submitted by Operation Picture Me
  • Album Cover– From the book, War Memorial of Huron County¿s Heroes and Heroines that was published in 1919 by the Wingham Advance. Submitted by Operation Picture Me
  • Grave Marker– Grave marker photo courtesy of Wilf Schofield, England.
An entry in the 9th Canadian Field Ambulance war diary for 7 September 1918 records:
 "Weather fine. Considerable hostile shelling about the hospital during the night.
529064 Pte. P.E. Gillespie, C.A.M.C., of this Unit was killed by a fragment of shell in ARRAS this evening."

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