Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Edward Frederick Grant

In memory of:

Private Edward Frederick Grant

September 28, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

246025

Age:

28

Force:

Army

Unit:

Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry (Eastern Ontario Regt.)

Division:

P.P.C.L.I.

Additional Information


Born:

August 21, 1891

Son of Mr. and Mrs. E. E. Grant, of Ottawa; husband of Mary E. Grant, of Cummings Bridge, Ottawa.

Commemorated on Page 418 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

D. 26.

Location:

The route to the Cantimpre Canadian Cemetery is signposted from the D939 at Raillencourt and is located 1 kilometre north of Sailly on the D140 on the left hand side of the road towards Sancourt. Sailly is a village in the Department of the Nord approximately 3 kilometres north-west of Cambrai just to the north of the main road from Arras to Cambrai (D939). The "Marcoing Line," one of the German defence systems before Cambrai, ran from Marcoing Northward through Sailly to the West of Cantimpre and the East of the village of Haynecourt. The Cemetery at Cantimpre was originally called the Marcoing Line British Cemetery.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Grave Marker – Inscription to the memory of Edward Frederick Grant on the family grave marker at Notre Dame Cemetery, Ottawa, Ontario
  • Attestation Paper – Source:Library and Archives Canada.
  • Attestation Paper – Source: Library and Archives Canada.

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