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Edgar Smith Spurr

In memory of:

Lieutenant Edgar Smith Spurr

June 14, 1918

Military Service


Age:

32

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Nova Scotia Regiment)

Division:

25th Bn.

Honours and Awards:

Military Cross

Additional Information


Son of George Edward and Margaret Ann Spurr, of Torbrook Mines, Annapolis Co. Husband of Ethel Heath Spurr, of Middleton, Annapolis Co., Nova Scotia.

Commemorated on Page 505 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

WAILLY ORCHARD CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

III. D. 2.

Location:

Wailly is a village in the Department of the Pas-de-Calais about 6 kilometres south-west from Arras in the valley of the little river Crinchon. WAILLY ORCHARD CEMETERY stands above the village on its outskirts in part of the old orchard.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of Edgar Spurr– "He was a born leader of men, who helped to make trench life bearable.  He used to come to our outpost at night and talk about home; his family, and his apple orchard in the [Annapolis] Valley."--Pvt. Harrison Livingstone [716207]

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