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Edward Kitson

In memory of:

Private Edward Kitson

April 26, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

189812

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Eastern Ontario Regiment)

Division:

2nd Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

July 5, 1888

Commemorated on Page 269 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

BOIS-CARRE BRITISH CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

I. D. 9.

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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  • Photo of Edward Kitson– Photograph of Kitson provided by the local museum
  • Newspaper clipping– From the London Free Press May 1917. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of Edward Kitson– Edward Kitson was my grandmother's brother.
  • Post Card– This is a post card written by Edward Kitson from England July 30, 1916 and sent home to St. Thomas Ontario.
  • 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)
  • 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)

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