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Edgar William Rennie

In memory of:

Bombardier Edgar William Rennie

March 28, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

91223

Age:

28

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Field Artillery

Division:

8th Bde.

Additional Information


Born:

February 4, 1889

Son of the late George and Mary Rennie. Born at Toronto.

Commemorated on Page 490 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

LA TARGETTE BRITISH CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

II. H. 2.

Location:

Neuville-St Vaast is a village 6.5 kilometres north of Arras, a little east of the road from Bethune to Arras. LA TARGETTE BRITISH CEMETERY lies to the south-west of the village on the north-west side of the road to the village of Maroeuil.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Telegram January 1916. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping– The wrong middle initial was accidentally printed in this article.
  • Newspaper Clipping– From the Toronto Star. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Grave Marker– Bombardier Edgar William Rennie is remembered on his family monument in Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Toronto, Ontario.  He is buried in France.
  • Inscription– This monument has faded somewhat - the inscription indicates that Bomb. Edward Rennie served with the 30th Battery Canadian Field Artillery and was killed in action in France on March 28th, 1918.  The inscription also makes it clear that he was "interred in France".

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