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Edward Valentine Strickland Blomfield

In memory of:

Private Edward Valentine Strickland Blomfield

May 7, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

442941

Age:

39

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (British Columbia Regiment)

Division:

29th Bn.

Additional Information


Son of C. J. Blomfield and Jennie Strickland Blomfield. Born at Toronto, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 203 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

BRUAY COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

G. 10.

Location:

Bruay is a large village in the Department of the Pas-de-Calais, 6 kilometres south-west of Bethune and 26 kilometres north-west of Arras. Leave Bruay on the N.41 heading north towards Berck. Turn right where signposts indicate Lews/Calonne Riquart. After 400 metres turn right again, sign Cimetiere Ouest. Continue up the hill past the miner memorial. The cemetery is found after one kilometre on the right hand side. The Commonwealth plot is in the far right hand corner.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Telegram May 1917. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping– From the Daily Colonist of May 16, 1917. Image taken from web address of http://archive.org/stream/dailycolonist59y135uvic#page/n0/mode/1up
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Daily Colonist of May 15, 1917. Image taken from web address of http://archive.org/stream/dailycolonist59y134uvic#page/n0/mode/1up
  • Circumstance of death Registry– Source:  Library and Archives Canada.  CIRCUMSTANCES OF DEATH REGISTERS FIRST WORLD WAR Surnames: Blampie to Booth; Mircoform Sequence 11; Volume Number 131829_B016720; Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 155 Page 189 of 762.

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