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Edmund Rochfort Street

In memory of:

Major Edmund Rochfort Street

October 15, 1916

Military Service


Age:

40

Force:

Army

Unit:

Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regt.)

Division:

2nd Bn.

Citation(s):

Distinguished Service Order

Additional Information


Born in London, Ontario. Son of the Hon. W. P. R. Street Judge of High Court, Ontario), and Eleanor, his wife, of 10, Mackenzie Avenue, Rosedale, Toronto, Canada. Gazetted 1898 Lieut. in Hampshire Regt., served in India and the South African Campaign, resigned 1906. Gazetted Capt. in Sherwood Foresters, Oct.1914.,

Commemorated on Page 574 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

GROVE TOWN CEMETERY
Somme, France

Grave Reference:

I. B. 7.

Location:

Meaulte is a village a little south of Albert. GROVE TOWN CEMETERY is about 2 kilometres south-east of the village and a little west of the road to the neighbouring village of Bray-sur-Somme.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Memorial– Photo from the National Memorial Album of Canadian Heroes c.1919. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Photo of EDMUND ROCHFORT STREET– Photo from the National Memorial Album of Canadian Heroes c.1919. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Memorial– The Golden Book : The Military Institute, 1927 (Toronto : University of Toronto Press);
  • Memorial– The Golden Book : The Military Institute, 1927 (Toronto : University of Toronto Press);
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Telegram October 1916. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of Edmund Rochfort Street– From The War Book of Upper Canada College, edited by Archibald Hope Young, Toronto, 1923.  This book is a Roll of Honour including former students who served during the First World War.
  • Memorial Tablet– Major Edmund Rochfort Street is remembered on this brass Memorial Tablet. It was unveiled on May 1, 1921 in memory of Upper Canada College students who died on active service during  the First World War.  Upper Canada College is located in Toronto, Ontario.
  • Newspaper Obituary
  • Newspaper Clipping
  • Newspaper clipping– "University of Toronto / Roll of Service 1914-1918", 1921.
  • Memorial– A memorial to Major Street at Woodland Cemetery London, Ontario.

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