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Wilfrid Read Eidt

In memory of:

Gunner Wilfrid Read Eidt

October 18, 1917

Military Service

Service Number:







Canadian Garrison Artillery


1st Bty.

Additional Information

Son of Dr. E. H. Eidt and Mary Elizabeth Read, of 68, St. Vincent St. South, Stratford, Ontario.

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

Grave Reference:

IV. F. 14.


Bully is approximately 20 kilometres north of Arras. From Arras, take the D937 towards Bethune. At Sains-en-Gohelle, turn right onto the D166E towards Bully. At the first (Casimir Beugret) roundabout, turn right into the Rue Ferdinand Marche. The Cemetery (known locally as the 'Cimetiere de Bully-les-Mines') is 200 metres down this road on the right. The Commonwealth war graves plot is reached via 'Allee 8'.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Roll of Honour– "This Roll of Honour has been prepared as a permanent tribute to those men of the teaching profession in Ontario, who enlisted in connection with the Great War."  Source:  The Roll of Honour of the Ontario Teachers Who Served in the Great War 1914-1918 (The Ryerson Press: Toronto, 1922).   The 1914-1918 Roll of Service for Ontario Teachers contains 851 names.  101 died as a result of their military service.  The information on this Honour Roll may differ from other sources as it was compiled by the Department of Education in Toronto, Ontario, from "...varied and numerous sources, that mistakes are inevitable."
  • Photo of Wilfrid Read Eidt– Gunner Wilfrid Read Eidt ca 1915
  • Photo of WILFRID READ EIDT– Wilfrid Read Eidt, graduation photo, Stratford Normal School, 1915
  • Photo of WILFRID READ EIDT– Eidt family in 1905: Left to right, Dr. Edward Henry, Beatrice, Wilfrid, Cecil, Mary (Read)

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