Sunday 28 October 2012

Private Irvine Reilly

Joined the 130th Battalion, CEF, on 30 December 1915 (number 787615) - taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 14 or 15 November 1916 - killed in action on 11 May 1917 - buried in La Chaudière Military Cemetery (grave III.A.8), France.

(Updated with a photo of Pte Reilly's headstone in La Chaudière Cemetery that I took in August 2012).

(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,

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