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Gordon Dooley Blue

In memory of:

Private Gordon Dooley Blue

April 22, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

1045433

Age:

21

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)

Division:

15th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

May 3, 1896

Commemorated on Page 370 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

ROCLINCOURT MILITARY CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

V. C. 20.

Location:

Roclincourt is a village a little to the east of the road from Arras to Lens. Take the N 17 from Arras until the junction of this road and the D 60 (first CWGC sign here). Travel along the D 60 into Roclincourt village, for approximately one kilometre, to a right turn (direction St Nicholas). Take this road for approximately 175 metres to a lane on the right. The ROCLINCOURT MILITARY CEMETERY lies 100 metres away at the foot of this lane.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Circumstance of death– 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 251 of 762
  • Badge– Cap Badge 241st (Scottish Borderers) Bn CEF.  Private Blue was originally a member of the 241st Bn before he was transferred to the 15th Bn as a reinforcement.  Submitted by Capt V Goldman, 15th Bn Memorial Project.  DILEAS GU BRATH
  • Badge– Cap Badge 15thBn (48th Highlanders of Canada). Submitted by Capt V Goldman, 15th Bn Memorial Project.  DILEAS GU BRATH
  • Shoulder Flash– Shoulder Patch 15thBn (48th Highlanders of Canada). Submitted by Capt V Goldman, 15th Bn Memorial Project.  DILEAS GU BRATH
  • Record of Service– Record of Service Card (front side).  From archives 48th Highlanders of Canada Regimental Museum.  Submitted by 15th Bn Memorial Project Team.  DILEAS GU BRATH
  • Record of Service– Record of Service Card (reverse side).  From archives 48th Highlanders of Canada Regimental Museum.  Submitted by 15th Bn Memorial Project Team.  DILEAS GU BRATH
  • Newspaper Clipping– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me

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