We remember Edward Gordon Balfour

We remember Edward Gordon Balfour

Profile picture for Edward Gordon Balfour

Timeline

Timeline

1896
birth Archiestown, Moray United Kingdom Source:9354775 9th June 1896
1913
service British Army Private 1343 Seaforth Highlanders 6th Battalion Source:9354780 7th February 1913 - 1917
1913
enlistment Archiestown, Moray United Kingdom Source:9354780 7th August 1913
1916
theatres Western Europe :1 Source:9354780 22nd March 1916 - 13th February 1917
1917
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:9354780 12th July 1917 - 9th September 1917
1917
service British Army Private Seaforth Highlanders 8th Battalion Source:9354780 24th July 1917 - 9th September 1917
1917
hospitalisation Wound in chest from rifle fire Hospital/Institution Source:9354780 22nd August 1917
1917
service British Army Private Seaforth Highlanders Reserves Source:9354780 10th September 1917 - 2nd April 1918
1917
service British Army Private 265209 Seaforth Highlanders 6th Battalion Source:9378001 1917
1918
service British Army Private 69759 Seaforth Highlanders 4 (Res) Source:9354780 2nd April 1918
1918
marriage Mary Jane Thomson Source:9378012 14th December 1918
1919
discharge Source:9354780 24th February 1919
1919
children Charles Edward Balfour Source:9378034 1919
1921
children Hector Balfour Source:9378034 1921
1923
children Clara Margaret Balfour Source:9378034 1923
1927
children Robert Gordon Thomson Balfour Source:9484269 29th November 1927
service British Army Private 69759 Highland Light Infantry Source:154422
children Helen Balfour Source:9484263
1973
death St Catherines, Ontario Canada Source:9345725 1973
burial Victoria Lawn Cemetery Non-War Cemetery St Catherines, Ontario Canada Source:9345725

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Edward Gordon
Initials EG
Last Name Balfour
Source 9354775
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army 69759 Highland Light Infantry Private
British Army 69759 Seaforth Highlanders 4 (Res) Private
British Army 1343 Seaforth Highlanders 6th Battalion Private
British Army 265209 Seaforth Highlanders 6th Battalion Private
British Army Seaforth Highlanders 8th Battalion Private
British Army Seaforth Highlanders Reserves Private
Awards
AwardTypeSource
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Children
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Charles Edward Balfour son 1919
Hector Balfour son 1921
Clara Margaret Balfour daughter 1923
Helen Balfour daughter
Robert Gordon Thomson Balfour son 29th November 1927
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Helen Thomson mother
Edward Alexander Balfour father
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Mary Jane Thomson wife 14th December 1918

Media

Communities

Communities

This person is not linked to any communities.

Evidence

Evidence

IWM is not responsible for the content of external websites. Please note that some sources will require payment to view.

Official Records

TitleConnected byMore information
Medal Index Card

External Evidence

ReferenceConnected byMore information
Renumbering of the Territorial Infantry in 1917 Grant34272
Passenger List Grant34272
Obituary for Clara Grant34272
Obituary for Robert Grant34272

Multimedia

TitleConnected byMore information
Gravestone Grant34272
Marriage Photograph Grant34272
Edward Gordon Balfour Grant34272

Stories

We remember Edward Gordon Balfour

Also remembered by 1 person