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Roy Albert Edmunds

In memory of:

Sergeant Roy Albert Edmunds

April 9, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

40275

Age:

34

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Saskatchewan Regiment)

Division:

5th Bn.

Citation(s):

Distinguished Conduct Medal, London Gazette No. 29713 dated 19 Aug 1916, British War Medal, Victory Medal, 1914-15 Star. Awarded Cross of St George 4th Class by His Imperial Majesty, the Emperor of Russia for Distinguished services during this campaign London Gazette No. 22945 dated 15 Feb 1917.

Honours and Awards:

Distinguished Conduct Medal

Additional Information


Enlistment:

March 25, 1915
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

Son of Thomas Charles Edmunds, of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.

Commemorated on Page 233 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

NINE ELMS MILITARY CEMETERY (France)
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

III. B. 10.

Location:

Thelus is a village about 6.5 kilometres north of Arras and 1 kilometre east of the main road from Arras to Lens. The NINE ELMS MILITARY CEMETERY is on the western side of the main road and about 1.5 kilometres south of the village.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Cemetery– Nine Elms Cemetery – The Nine Elms Cemetery, located at Roclincourt, France. It is about 5 kilometres from Canada's Vimy Memorial in France. (John & Anne Stephens 2013)
  • Grave Marker– – The grave marker at the Nine Elms Cemetery located outside Roclincourt, France. It is located about 5 kilometres from Canada's Vimy Memorial. May he rest in peace. (John & Anne Stephens 2013)
  • Inscription– "He Laid Down His Life Willingly In the Service of King and Country"  (John & Anne Stephens 2013)

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