Wednesday, 13 February 2013

Private Edward Lowry Willis

Joined the 166th Battalion, CEF, on 8 November 1915 (number 201943) - taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 27 November or 1 December 1916 - wounded on 28 February 1917 - died of those wounds on 11 March 1917 - buried in √Čtaples Military Cemetery (grave XXII.A.3), France.

(sources: Canadian War Museum, 19740281-001, Manu 58F 2 3, 207th Canadian Infantry Battalion and 38th Canadian Infantry Battalion, Nominal Roll; The Cameron Highlanders of Ottawa Regimental Museum, A400-0007, Master Personnel List for the 38th Canadian Infantry Battalion, Canadian Expeditionary Force; Commonwealth War Graves Commission, "Debt of Honour" register, www.cwgc.org)

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