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George William Blurton

In memory of:

Private George William Blurton

September 28, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

811291

Age:

26

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Alberta Regiment)

Division:

49th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

November 13, 1891

Son of Lily Wilby (formerly Blurton), of Heatherdown, Alberta, and the late Richard Blurton.

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:
Grave Reference:

C. 7.

Location:

St. Olle is a village in the Department of the Nord 1 kilometre west of Cambrai on the main road towards Arras. From Cambrai follow the D939 road towards Arras. After about 2 kilometres turn left at a large roundabout towards the A2-A26 Motorway. The British Cemetery is about 600 metres down this road on the left.

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 275 of 762

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