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George Ernest Hosford

In memory of:

Lieutenant George Ernest Hosford

October 17, 1918

Military Service






Canadian Infantry (Western Ontario Regiment)


18th Bn

Additional Information

Son of William and Elizabeth Hosford, of Skibbereen, Co. Cork, Ireland.

Commemorated on Page 431 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information

Grave Reference:

E. 2.


Ramillies is a village in the Department of the Nord approximately 3 kilometres north-east of Cambrai. The RAMILLIES BRITISH CEMETERY is signposted from the centre of the village and is situated just outside Ramillies on Rue d'erre.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Circumstances of Death Registers– "Killed in Action"

During operations in from of Hordain, he was struck in the hip by an enemy machine gun bullet whilst making a tour of the posts of his company of the night of October 17th, 1918. He died almost immediately after receiving his wounds.

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