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Stanley Elford

In memory of:

Private Stanley Elford

April 13, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

404328

Age:

20

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)

Division:

3rd Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

November 19, 1896

Son of James and Elizabeth Elford, of Weston-Super-Mare, England.

Commemorated on Page 233 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

BARLIN COMMUNAL CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

I. H. 53.

Location:

Barlin is a village about 11 kilometres south-west of Bethune on the D188, between the Bethune-Arras and Bethune-St. Pol roads, about 6.5 kilometres south-east of Bruay. The BARLIN COMMUNAL CEMETERY and EXTENSION lie to the north of the village on the D171 road to Houchin.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of STANLEY ELFORD– Photo from the National Memorial Album of Canadian Heroes c.1919. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Photo of STANLEY ELFORD– Served with the 35th Battalion CEF. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping
  • Sons of England War Memorial– Designed by Charles Adamson in bronze and granite, the Sons of England war memorial is located on University Avenue at Elm Street in Toronto.  The inscription on this 1923 Memorial reads:   ERECTED BY MEMBERS OF TORONTO DISTRICTS SONS OF ENGLAND BENEFIT SOCIETY IN MEMORY OF THOSE WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR.
  • Memorial– Photo from the National Memorial Album of Canadian Heroes c.1919. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Sons of England Benefit Society– Sons of England Benefit Society:  a notice of the December 29th, 1923 dedication and unveiling at University & College Streets (original location), detail from an S.O.E. membership certificate, and detail from the base of the Toronto Memorial.

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