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Thomas Blakely

In memory of:

Captain Thomas Blakely

December 29, 1920

Military Service


Age:

38

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Army Medical Corps

Additional Information


Son of the late Thomas and Ellen Blakely; husband of Sarah Elfleda Blakely, of 19, Lenore St., Winnipeg, Man.

Commemorated on Page 547 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

WINNIPEG (BROOKSIDE) CEMETERY
Manitoba, Canada

Grave Reference:

Sec D5. Lot 1174.

Location:

The cemetery is located immediately west of the Red River College, at 3001 Notre Dame Avenue, in the city of Winnipeg, Manitoba. During the First World War, Winnipeg was the headquarters of No 10 Military District and it contained six military hospitals of 972 beds. Air force and army training camps were established in the area during the Second World War, with No 103 Canadian Army Basic Training Centre at Fort Garry. Winnipeg (Brookside) Cemetery contains 299 Commonwealth burials of the First World War and 149 from the Second World War, most of them in the special military plot.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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