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Edward Allan Filson

In memory of:

Corporal Edward Allan Filson

November 7, 1900


Belfast, South Africa

Military Service


Service Number:

26

Age:

23

Force:

Army

Unit:

Royal Canadian Dragoons (1st Armoured Regiment)

Additional Information


Brother of H.R. Filson of Stella, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 13 of the South African War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

BELFAST OLD MUNICIPAL CEMETERY
South Africa

Grave Reference:

N/A

Location:

Turn off the N4 toward Belfast, go under the railroad bridge, turn left at fork (Spitskop Road), turn right at Van Kraayenberg Street, and then left at Scheepers Street. The road goes from tar to bad dirt road. Continue on Scheepers Street for 150 m. The Belfast Old Municipal Cemetery is on the left and the Canadian graves are at the top-centre.

Digital Collection

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  • Gravemarker
  • Letter
  • Photo of  Edward Filson– The Recruit.  Ed Filson in his new uniform, 28 December 1899.
  • Monument– RCD Archives and Collection
  • Commemorative Plaque– RCD Archives and Collection
  • Newspaper Clipping– News article from The Globe, Toronto, 27 December 1900 advising of the death of several members of the Royal Canadian Dragoons.

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