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Norman Richard Birge

In memory of:

Private Norman Richard Birge

April 25, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

452378

Age:

23

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Eastern Ontario Regiment)

Division:

2nd Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

April 15, 1894

Son of Mrs. Mary Birge, of 1576, 8th Avenue East, Owen Sound, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 201 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

BOIS-CARRE BRITISH CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

I. D . 11.

Location:

Thelus is a village 7 kilometres north of Arras and BOIS-CARRE BRITISH CEMETERY is about half a mile east of the village on the south side of the D49 road to Bailleul-sire-Berthoult.

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: Birch to Blakstad. Mircoform Sequence 10; Volume Number 31829_B034746; Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 154 Page 103 of 734
  • Monument– Orangeville (Dufferin County) Ontario War Memorial
  • Bois Carre British Cemetery– The Bois Carre British Cemetery located on Vimy Ridge at the eastern edge of the town of Thelus, France. The cemetery is about 6 kilometres from Canada's Vimy Memorial.(John & Anne Stephens 2013)
  • Grave Marker– The grave marker at the Bois Carre British Cemetery located on Vimy Ridge at the eastern edge of the town of Thelus, France. The cemetery is about 6 kilometres from Canada's Vimy Memorial. May he rest in peace. (John & Anne Stephens 2013)

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