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George Redhead

In memory of:

Company Sergeant Major George Redhead

December 1, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

426898

Age:

34

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Quebec Regiment)

Division:

13th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

December 31, 1881

Son of George and Annie Redhead, of Bury, Lancs., England. Husband of Ada Jane Redhead, of Highland Park, Regina, Saskatchewan.

Commemorated on Page 152 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

VILLERS STATION CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

II. C. 5.

Location:

Villers-au-Bois is a village in the Department of the Pas-de-Calais, 11 kilometres north-west of Arras. The VILLERS STATION CEMETERY is about 2 kilometres north-west of the village.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

  • Memorabilia– Collection of items connected to Company Sergeant Major George Redhead. The Killed in Action tags are personally inscribed.  The dog tag is on the right, and the Memorial Cross on the left.
  • Photo of George Redhead– From a photo of "Seargents and Staff of 44th Battalion C.E.F Camp Sewell" 1915. George enlisted with the 46th Battalion at Regina, Saskatchewan on March 16, 1915. On May 28, 1915, he moved with the battalion to Camp Sewell (later known as Camp Hughes) in Manitoba for training. The battalion embarked for Britain October 21, 1915.
  • Photo of George Redhead– Taken at Camp Sewell, Manitoba in June 1915 (originally enlisted with 46th Battalion)

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