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Richard James Day

In memory of:

Private Richard James Day

September 9, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

454221

Age:

47

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Eastern Ontario Regiment)

Division:

"C" Coy. 2nd Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

April 18, 1871

Son of Henry and Eliza Day; husband of Jennie Day (nee Bell), of Norland, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 76 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

I. L. 4.

Location:

Albert is a town on the River Ancre in the Department of the Somme, 28 kilometres north-east of Amiens. The ALBERT COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION is on the south-east side of Albert and the junction of the roads to Fricourt and Meaulte, and the Extension is entirely enclosed by it.

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: Davy to Detro. Microform Sequence 27; Volume Number 31829_B016736. Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 171. Page 171 of 1036.
  • Photo of RICHARD JAMES DAY– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of Richard James Day– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.

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