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Melville Gordon Ball

In memory of:

Gunner Melville Gordon Ball

August 17, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

256053

Age:

23

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Field Artillery

Division:

2nd T.M. Bty.

Additional Information


Born:

April 26, 1895

Son of Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Ball, of Lindsay, Ontario ;husband of Josephine M. Ball, of Sanatorium Ninette, Manitoba.

Commemorated on Page 363 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

VIA. A. 7.

Location:

Villers-Bretonneux is a village 16 kilometres east of Amiens on the straight main road to St Quentin. The Villers-Bretonneux Military Cemetery is about 2 kilometres north of the village on the east side of the road to Fouilloy.

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:  Babb to Barjarow. Microform Sequence 5; Volume Number 31829_B016715. Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 149.  Page 725 of 1072.

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