Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Edward Septimus Shillingford

In memory of:

Private Edward Septimus Shillingford

December 5, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

648808

Age:

41

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Pioneers

Additional Information


Born:

March 16, 1879

Son of Richard and Elizabeth Shillingford, of Peckham, London, England.

Commemorated on Page 325 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

BRUAY COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

L. 23.

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.

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