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Joseph Colwell

In memory of:

Private Joseph Colwell

October 1, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

3130415

Age:

35

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Manitoba Regiment)

Division:

43rd Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

February 11, 1883

Son of George and Catherine Colwell, of Woodstock, Canada.

Commemorated on Page 387 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

C. 15.

Location:

Tilloy (or Tilloy-les-Cambrai) is a village in the Department of the Nord, 2.5 kilometres north of Cambrai and 1 kilometre east of the Cambrai-Douai road. MILL SWITCH BRITISH CEMETERY is south-west of the village, near the west side of the Douai road.

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:  CLEAL TO CONNOLLY.  Microform Sequence 21; Volume Number 31829_B016730. Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 165.  Page 1135 of 1384.
  • Mill Switch Cross
  • Picture of the Cemetery
  • Gravemarker

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