We remember Edwin Pitchford

We remember Edwin Pitchford

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Timeline

Timeline

1871
sibling Margaret Pitchford Source:6990629 1871
1872
sibling Sarah Jane Pitchford Source:6990629 1872
1874
sibling William Evans Pitchford Source:6990625 1874
1878
sibling Joseph Pitchford Source:6990629 1878
1880
sibling Nellie Pitchford Source:6990629 1880
1883
sibling Mary Ann Pitchford Source:6990629 1883
1884
birth Ketley, Shropshire United Kingdom Source:6102620 Source:6990625 13th July 1884
1888
sibling Bessie Grace Pitchford Source:6990629 1888
1913
employment Clerk East Calgary Canada Source:8539362 1913 - 5th January 1915
1915
enlistment Calgary Canada Source:6102620 5th January 1915
1915
service Canadian Expeditionary Force Private 117091 Canadian Mounted Rifles 1st Battalion Source:6102620 5th January 1915 - 5th June 1916
1915
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:8457134 22nd September 1915 - 5th June 1916
1919
education Independent boarding school education Wellington College Constitution Hill, Wellington, Shropshire United Kingdom Source:6991510 5th April 1919
1916
death Killed in Action Previously reported missing with death presumed as at 5 June 1916. SW of Brandhoek Belgium Source:7540735 Source:8457106 5th June 1916
burial Ypres, (menin Gate) Memorial CWGC Cemetery/Memorial leper, West-Vlaanderen Belgium Panel 30, 32 Source:7540735

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Edwin
Initials E
Last Name Pitchford
Source 6102620
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeCertaintySource
217 Fifteenth Avenue, East Calgary, Alberta Canada away from home address known 1916-06-05
70 Woodgate, Red Lake, Shropshire United Kingdom parents address known 1901-03-31
70 Woodgate, Red Lake, Shropshire United Kingdom parents address known 1911-04-02
70 Woodgate, Red Lake, Shropshire United Kingdom parents address known 1911-04-02
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
Canadian Expeditionary Force 117091 Canadian Mounted Rifles 1st Battalion Private
Awards
AwardTypeSource
1914/15 Star First World War Campaign/Service Medal
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Edwin Pitchford father
Sarah Jane Pitchford, nee Owen mother
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Margaret Pitchford sister 1871
Sarah Jane Pitchford sister 1872
Joseph Pitchford brother 1878
Nellie Pitchford sister 1880
Mary Ann Pitchford sister 1883
Bessie Grace Pitchford sister 1888
William Evans Pitchford brother 1874
Physical
ComplexionEyesHairSource
Medium Hazel Dark
DateHeightSource
1915-06 5'7"
Religion
DateReligionSource
1915-01-05 Other Non-conformist

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Communities

Communities

Evidence

Evidence

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Official Records

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Canadian Attestation Papers
England & Wales births 1837-2006 Transcription Jeremy24359
1891 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Jeremy24359
1901 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Jeremy24359
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Imperial1
1911 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Jeremy24359

External Evidence

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Shropshire's Sacrifice in the Great War Jeremy24359
Canada, War Graves Registers (Circumstances of Casualty), 1914-1948 Jeremy24359
Battalion War Diary: Sep 1915 - Feb 1919 Jeremy24359
Old Wrekinian Lives Lost 1914-18 Jeremy24359
IWM's War Memorials Register Jeremy24359

Multimedia

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North Saskatchewan Regiment Jeremy24359
Canadian Virtual War Memorial Jeremy24359
O.W. War Memorial 1914-1919, Wrekin College Chapel Jeremy24359

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