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George William Birt

In memory of:

Private George William Birt

September 29, 1918

Boulogne, France

Military Service


Service Number:

463728

Age:

31

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Field Artillery

Division:

10th Light Trench Mortar Bty.

Additional Information


Born:

November 19, 1886
Prince Edward Island

Enlistment:

August 24, 1915
Vernon, British Columbia

Son of Mr. W. H. and Mary Ann Birt, of Pisquid, Prince Edward Island. Husband of Laurettia Birt, of Grand Forks, British Columbia.

Commemorated on Page 369 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

TERLINCTHUN BRITISH CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

IV. D. 25.

Location:

TERLINCTHUN BRITISH CEMETERY is situated on the northern outskirts of Boulogne. From Calais follow the A16 to Boulogne and come off at Junction 3 and follow the D96E for Wimereux Sud. Continue on this road for approximately 1 kilometre when the TERLINCTHUN BRITISH CEMETERY will be found on the left hand side of the road.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Circumstances of Death Registers– Source: Library and Archives Canada.  CIRCUMSTANCES OF DEATH REGISTERS FIRST WORLD WAR Surnames: Birch to Blakstad. Mircoform Sequence 10; Volume Number 31829_B034746; Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 154 Page 153 of 734
  • Newspaper Clipping– From the Charlottetown PEI newspaper The Guardian. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping– From the Charlottetown PEI newspaper The Guardian. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping– From the Charlottetown PEI newspaper The Guardian. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Photo of George Birt– George Birt was believed to be the last Prince Edward Islander to die overseas in the Great War.

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