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Neilson Edwards

In memory of:

Corporal Neilson Edwards

December 24, 1974

Ismalia, Egypt

Military Service


Service Number:

N50709031

Age:

27

Force:

Army

Unit:

Land Ordnance Engineering Branch

Citation(s):

Special Service Medal with NATO Bar, Canadian Peacekeeping Service Medal, United Nations Emergency Force Middle East (UNEFME), Dag Hammarskjöld Medal

Additional Information


Born:

November 30, 1947
Chapleau, Ontario

Enlistment:

January 18, 1966
North Bay, Ontario

Husband of Gladys Edwards and father of Tara and Dione Edwards of London, Ontario. Brother of Desmond Edwards.

Commemorated on Page 160 of the In the Service of Canada Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

LONDON (ST. PETER'S) ROMAN CATHOLIC CEMETERY
Ontario, Canada

Grave Reference:

Lot 98, Section C, Row AE, Grave 4

Digital Collection

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  • Grave marker– Marker at the grave of Corporal Neilson Edwards in St. Peter's Cemetery, 806 Victoria Street, London, Ontario.  Cpl Edwards died in Egypt on 24 Dec 1974 while serving in 73 Canadian Service Battalion, United Nations Emergency Force Middle East.  (Image taken by Gregory J. Barker of Barrie, Ontario, in 2018.)
  • Memorial– UNDOF Memorial: CFSCE Museum,CFB Kingston, Ontario.

Courtesy of Canadian Forces Joint Signal Regiment
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