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David Earl Irish

In memory of:

Private David Earl Irish

August 18, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

166800

Age:

24

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Pioneers

Division:

2nd

Additional Information


Born:

April 3, 1893

Husband of Elsie Lydia Irish, of 133, Bathurst St., Toronto, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 261 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:

III. D. 10.

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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  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Telegram September 1917. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Press Clipping– Pte. David Earl Irish was born in Kingston Ontario on April 3rd, 1893. According to his military attestation, he enlisted in Toronto on September 20th, 1915. The address of his "next-of-kin" on this attestation was given as 505 Indian Grove, Toronto, Ontario.

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