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Allan Gifford

In memory of:

Private Allan Gifford

April 30, 1915

Military Service


Service Number:

25840

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Quebec Regiment)

Division:

14th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

January 1, 1890

Commemorated on Page 16 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

BRISTOL (ARNO'S VALE) CEMETERY
Gloucestershire, United Kingdom

Grave Reference:

7. 726.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

  • Memorial– Photo from the National Memorial Album of Canadian Heroes c.1919. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Photo of ALLAN GIFFORD– Photo from the National Memorial Album of Canadian Heroes c.1919. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Telegram. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Telegram May 1915. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping– Photos of brothers Edgar and Allan Gifford and their mother Elizabeth Scott Gifford appeared in the Toronto Evening Telegram on May 4th, 1915.  The photos were accompanied by a lengthy article on the Gifford family as well as extracts from letters home from the war zone.  Pte. Allan Gifford enlisted with the 1st Canadian Contingent at Valcartier Camp (Quebec) on September 21st, 1914.  He indicated that he had 9 years prior experience with the Queen's Own Rifles.  Allan Gifford was born in Toronto, Ontario.  Pte. Edgar Gifford enlisted at Valcartier on September 22nd, 1914.  He stated that he had 16 years prior experience in the Canadian militia.
  • Newspaper Clipping– Newspaper article - Part A.  The first column continues on to Part B (next image in photo collection).  The small section at the top right of Part A is the end of the article.
  • Newspaper Clipping– Newspaper article - Part B.

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