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Albert Edward Bleil

In memory of:

Private Albert Edward Bleil

August 12, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

862921

Age:

21

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (British Columbia Regiment)

Division:

29th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

June 28, 1897

Son of Charles A. and Gertrude Bleil, of Toronto, Canada. Native of U.S.A.

Brother of Private Charles Oscar Bleil, who died while serving with the Canadian Infantry (British Columbia Regiment).

Commemorated on Page 370 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

VI. C. 7.

Location:

Crouy is a village about 16 kilometres north-west of Amiens on the west side of the River Somme, on the Amiens-Abbeville main road. The CROUY BRITISH CEMETERY is a little south of the village on the west side of the road to Cavillon and there is a Commonwealth War Graves Commission signpost on the main road.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Telegram September 1917. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping– From the Toronto Star. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping 2– Pte. Albert Bleil is mentioned in this article about the death of his brother in 1917.
  • Newspaper Clipping
  • Circumstances of death– Source:  Library and Archives Canada.  CIRCUMSTANCES OF DEATH REGISTERS FIRST WORLD WAR Surnames: Blampie to Booth; Mircoform Sequence 11; Volume Number 131829_B016720; Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 155 Page 129 of 762.
  • Grave marker

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