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Emil Lund

In memory of:

Private Emil Lund

December 31, 1920

Vancouver, British Columbia

Military Service


Service Number:

184053

Age:

37

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Forestry Corps

Citation(s):

Meritorious Service Medal

Honours and Awards:

Meritorious Service Medal

Additional Information


Born:

May 20, 1883
Jefle, Sweden

Enlistment:

December 24, 1915
Calgary, Alberta

Son of Mr. and Mrs. M. Lund, of Sweden. Brother of John. Husband of Gladys M. Smith (formerly Lund), of Matsqui, British Columbia.

Commemorated on Page 551 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:

45. 22. 16.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Grave Marker– Grave of 184053 Pvt. Emil Lund M.S.M. who served with the Canadian Forestry Corps C.E.F.  Born in Jefle Sweeden on May 20th 1883. Husband of Gladys Lund of Matsqui BC.  Emil enlisted into the 89th Battn. C.E.F. (replacement) at Calgary Alberta on Dec. 24th 1915 listing his occupation as "Blacksmith"
He was awarded the Meritorious Service Medal in 1918.  Emil died at Vancouver BC on Dec. 31st 1920 at the age of 37. He was laid to rest in the Mountain View cemetery of Vancouver BC
  • Cross of Sacrifice– Memorial cross in the section where 184053 Pvt. Emil Lund M.S.M. who served with the Canadian Forestry Corps C.E.F. was laid to rest in the Mountain View cemetery of Vancouver BC
  • Cemetery– Cemetery view of the section where 184053 Pvt. Emil Lund M.S.M. who served with the Canadian Forestry Corps C.E.F. was laid to rest in the Mountain View cemetery of Vancouver BC

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