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Robert Thomas Sanford

In memory of:

Private Robert Thomas Sanford

July 31, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

814610

Age:

32

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)

Division:

4th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

January 29, 1885

Son of Annie Sanford, of 51, Carns Avenue, Toronto, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 321 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

III. D. 14.

Location:

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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  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Telegram August 1917. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Telegram August 1917. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • War Memorial– 139th Battalion (Northumberland County) War Memorial plaque, 1919.   130 
names of men who originally enlisted with this Ontario unit.  On display at 
the Victoria Hall, 55 King Street West, Cobourg, Ontario.  Also shown - 
Cobourg (Ontario) War Memorial at Victoria Park.
  • Newspaper Clipping
  • Newspaper Clipping

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