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Richard Gorrell

In memory of:

Corporal Richard Gorrell

April 9, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

404354

Age:

27

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Quebec Regiment)

Division:

14th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

September 20, 1890

Son of Samuel and Annie Gorrell, of 51, Trower St., Preston, England; husband of Eleanor Mary Gorrell, of 182, Montreal St., Kingston, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 245 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:

I. A. 25.

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

  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Telegram April 1917. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of RICHARD GORRELL– Served with the 35th Battalion CEF. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Photo of RICHARD GORRELL
  • Newspaper Clipping
  • 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– 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)

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