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Edward Norman Gilliat

In memory of:

Major Edward Norman Gilliat

August 12, 1918

Military Service


Age:

36

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Manitoba Regiment)

Division:

16th Bn.

Honours and Awards:

Military Cross

Additional Information


Son of Edward and Emily Gilliat, of Harrow-on-the-Hill, Middx., England.

Commemorated on Page 414 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

IIIA. AA. 2.

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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  • Grave marker– Photo courtesy of 
Wilf Schofield, England
  • Grave marker
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Daily Telegraph of August 19, 1918. Image taken from web address of https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/ww1-archive/12215467/Daily-Telegraph-August-19-1918.html
  • Grave marker– Image courtesy of WRPF. Visit to France and Flanders: September 2013.

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