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William Ernest Brindle

In memory of:

Private William Ernest Brindle

October 3, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

187233

Age:

21

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Manitoba Regiment)

Division:

8th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

January 9, 1895

Son of Lionel P. and Elizabeth A. Brindle, of Souris, Manitoba.

Commemorated on Page 58 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

ST. SEVER CEMETERY, ROUEN
Seine-Maritime, France

Grave Reference:

B. 17. 54.

Location:

The St. Sever Cemetery and Extension (Rouen) is situated about 3 kilometres south of Rouen Cathedral and a short distance west of the road from Rouen to Elbeuf. If travelling from Elbeuf or Caen on the N.138, follow Avenue Des Canadiens right down to the roundabout. Then take the fourth exit into Rue Stanislas De Jardin, and the cemetery lies 150 metres on the left. The CWGC signpost is located at the entrance of the cemetery.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Circumstances of Death Registers– Source: Library and Archives Canada.  CIRCUMSTANCES OF DEATH REGISTERS FIRST WORLD WAR Surnames: Brabant to Britton. Mircoform Sequence 13; Volume Number 131829_B016722; Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 157 Page 781 of 906
  • Grave Marker– Grave Marker of Pte W.E. Brindle #187233, St Sever Cemetery, Rouen, France
  • Newspaper Clipping– Winnipeg Free Press item - October 12, 1916 (pg 4) death of Pte WE Brindle of Souris, Manitoba

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