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Sidney Edgecumbe

In memory of:

Private Sidney Edgecumbe

December 11, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

941

Force:

Army

Unit:

Railway Service Guard

Additional Information


Son of Mrs. Agnes Edgecumbe, of 1411, Ogden St., Denver, Colorado, U.S.A.

Commemorated on Page 403 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

VANCOUVER (MOUNTAIN VIEW) CEMETERY
British Columbia, Canada

Grave Reference:

35. 18. I.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Grave Marker– Grave of 941 Pvt. Sidney R. Edgecumbe who served with the Canadian Railway Service Guards C.E.F.
Born in Denver Colorado U.S.A. on March 1st 1899.  Sidney enlisted into the C.E.F. at Vancouver BC on May 15th 1918 listing his occupation as "Railway worker"  He died Dec. 11th 1918 at the age of 19 during the Spanish Flu panademic of 1918-19.  He was laid to rest in the Mountain View cemetery of Vancouver BC.
  • Memorial Cross– Memorial cross in the cemetery where 941 Pvt. Sidney R. Edgecumbe who served with the Canadian Railway Service Guards C.E.F. was laid to rest in the Mountain View cemetery of Vancouver BC.
  • Cemetery– Cemetery view of the section where 
941 Pvt. Sidney R. Edgecumbe who served with the Canadian Railway Service Guards C.E.F. was laid to rest in the Mountain View cemetery of Vancouver BC.

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