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Harry Ellingford

In memory of:

Private Harry Ellingford

January 8, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

133064

Age:

31

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Quebec Regiment)

Division:

73rd Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

August 15, 1885
Sussex, England

Enlistment:

October 29, 1915
Montreal, Quebec

Son of Mrs. Ann Ellingford, of Brighton, Sussex, England.

Commemorated on Page 233 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

CABARET-ROUGE BRITISH CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

I. A. 40.

Location:

Souchez is a village in the Department of the Pas-De-Calais, 3.5 kilometres north of Arras on the main road to Bethune. It lies in the valley of the Souchez river, between the Lorette Bridge to the west and Vimy Ridge to the east. The CABARET-ROUGE BRITISH CEMETERY is about 1.5 kilometres south of the village on the west side of the D937 Arras-Bethune Road.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Circumstances of death
  • Photo of Harry Ellingford– According to his Attestation Paper, Harry Ellingford was a labourer, who was born in Sussex, England.    He enlisted on October 29, 1915 in Ottawa with the 73rd Battalion, Royal Highlanders of Canada, Canadian Expeditionary Force.

Photo taken from "A Short History and Photographic Record of the 73rd Battalion, Canadian Expeditionary Force, Royal Highlanders of Canada" Page 28.
  • Attestation paper– Attestation Paper 
Source Library and Archives Canada Soldiers of the First World War.
  • Attestation paper– Attestation Paper 
Source Library and Archives Canada Soldiers of the First World War.
  • Grave Marker– The grave marker at the Cabaret-Rouge British Cemetery located approximately 6 kilometres from the Vimy Memorial, just outside of Souchez, France. May he rest in peace. (J. Stephens 2010)
  • Cabaret-Rouge British Cemetery– A panoramic view of the Cabaret-Rouge British Cemetery, located approximately 6 kilometres from the Vimy Memorial, just outside of Souchez, France. May they rest in peace. (J. Stephens)

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