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Edric Hurdman Read

In memory of:

Lieutenant Edric Hurdman Read

December 26, 1917

Military Service


Age:

19

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Flying Corps

Division:

16th Sqdn.

Additional Information


Born:

January 17, 1898
Ottawa, Ontario

Enlistment:

March 21, 1916
Ottawa, Ontario

Son of Charles Edwin and Bertha H. Read, of Ottawa, Ontario.

Commemorated on the Lieutenant Edric H. Read Window and the Royal Ottawa Golf Club War Memorial.

Commemorated on Page 601 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

AUBIGNY COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

VI. J. 5

Location:

Aubigny Communal Cemetery is south of the village of Aubigny-en-Artois and the Cemetery Extension is behind it. The village of Aubigny-en-Artois is approximately 15 kilometres north-west of Arras on the road to St. Pol. After turning into the village from the N.39 on the D.75, the Cemetery lies south on a road leading from the centre of the village.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

  • Newspaper Clipping– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me. From the Annie Boyes collection courtesy of the Simcoe County Archives. http://www.simcoe.ca/dpt/arc
  • Honour roll– In memory of the Ashbury College alumni and staff who gave their lives in Word War I, World War II and the Korean War. Plaque erected in the Ashbury College Chapel, 362 Mariposa Avenue, Ottawa
  • Grave marker

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