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Edwin Alfred Trendell

In memory of:

Lieutenant Edwin Alfred Trendell

November 4, 1917

Military Service


Age:

21

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)

Division:

19th Bn.

Citation(s):

Military Cross, Supplement to London Gazette dated 18 July 1917, "For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. Although twice wounded, he continued on, and established a report centre. It was due to his determination and courage that much early and valuable information was sent back." Gazetted the 26 April 1917. Military Medal, Mentioned in Despatches.

Honours and Awards:

Military Medal

Mentioned in Despatches

Military Cross and Bar

Additional Information


Born:

April 13, 1896
London, England

Enlistment:

November 11, 1914
Toronto, Ontario

Son of Ruth Trendell, of Guelph, Ontario, and the late A. G. P. Trendell.

Commemorated on Page 340 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:

I. I. 92.

Location:

The YPRES RESERVOIR CEMETERY is located to the North West of the town. From the station turn left and drive along M.Fochlaan to the roundabout, turn right and go to the next roundabout. Here turn left into M.Haiglaan along for 300 meters and turn right into M.Plumerlaan. The YPRES RESERVOIR CEMETERY is on the right hand side, approx 200 meters along.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Telegram April 1917. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Telegram May 1917. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Telegram May 1917. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Telegram January 1918. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Telegram November 1917. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of Edwin Alfred Trendell– Edwin Alfred Trendell
  • Grave Marker

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