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Forbes Elliott Defriez

In memory of:

Bombardier Forbes Elliott Defriez

December 5, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

42475

Age:

21

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Field Artillery

Division:

3rd Bde.

Citation(s):

Military Medal

Honours and Awards:

Military Medal

Additional Information


Son of Alfred and Elizabeth Defriez, of Toronto, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 76 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:

VIII. D. 20.

Location:

Warloy-Baillon is a village about 21 kilometres north-east of Amiens and 10 kilometres west of Albert. The WARLOY-BAILLON COMMUNAL CEMETERY is on the east side of the village and the EXTENSION is on the eastern side of the cemetery.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Memorial– Photo from the National Memorial Album of Canadian Heroes c.1919. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Photo of FORBES ELLIOTT DEFRIEZ– Photo from the National Memorial Album of Canadian Heroes c.1919. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Circumstances of death registers– Source: Library and Archives Canada. CIRCUMSTANCES OF DEATH REGISTERS, FIRST WORLD WAR. Surnames: Davy to Detro. Microform Sequence 27; Volume Number 31829_B016736. Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 171. Page 425 of 1036.
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Telegram December 1916. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Telegram January 1917. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Grave marker

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