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Roland Elgie Bland

In memory of:

Private Roland Elgie Bland

September 2, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

429099

Age:

21

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (British Columbia Regiment)

Division:

"A" Coy. 7th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

December 4, 1896

Son of William Elgie Bland and Edith Bland, of 1913, Beach Avenue, Vancouver, British Columbia. Born at Long Benton, Northumberland, England.

Commemorated on Page 370 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

UPTON WOOD CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

A. 24.

Location:

Hendecourt-les-Cagnicourt is a village in the Department of the Pas-de-Calais about 16 kilometres south-east of Arras and about 4 kilometres south of the Arras to Cambrai main road. Upton Wood is a small wood half-way between Hendecourt and Haucourt and UPTON WOOD CEMETERY is 110 metres south of the wood and about 2 kilometres north of the village.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Circumstances of Death– Source:  Library and Archives Canada.  CIRCUMSTANCES OF DEATH REGISTERS FIRST WORLD WAR Surnames: Blampie to Booth; Mircoform Sequence 11; Volume Number 131829_B016720; Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 155 Page 61 of 762.

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