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PVT Andrew Robert “Andy” Wilson

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PVT Andrew Robert “Andy” Wilson Veteran

Birth
Kazabazua, Outaouais Region, Quebec, Canada
Death
20 Dec 1918 (aged 25)
Calgary, Calgary Census Division, Alberta, Canada
Burial
Edmonton, Edmonton Census Division, Alberta, Canada Add to Map
Plot
A 0166 0001
Memorial ID
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From the Canadian Virtual War Memorial-
Military Service:-
Rank: Private
Service Number: 3214657
Age: 25
Force: Army
Unit: Canadian Infantry (Quebec Regiment)
Division: 13th Battalion

Additional Information:-
A gas engineer by trade, he enlisted in the CEF on 26 July 1918 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.
Son of John and Eliza Margaret Wilson of Grande Prairie, Alberta.

Commemorated on Page 524 of Canada's First World War Book of Remembrance.

24 Dec 1918, The Grande Prairie Herald

Andrew Wilson Dies at Calgary

Andy R. Wilson of this place died on last Friday night in the Military hospital at Calgary of influenza. Andy was 26 years of age and was well and favorably known by all during his six year's residence in the Prairie. He came to this section with his parents from Edmonton and shortly after arriving opened up a tinsmithing business and has been engaged in this work until he donned the uniform on July 26th of this year. Since then he has been engaged in training and on harvest leave. His loss is mourned by his parents and two brothers and two sisters all of whom are residents of the Dominion. His many friends here and all who knew him extend their heartfelt sympathy to the bereaved relatives. Funeral services in His behalf were held on Sunday in the Anglican church of which he was a member.

From the Canadian Virtual War Memorial-
Military Service:-
Rank: Private
Service Number: 3214657
Age: 25
Force: Army
Unit: Canadian Infantry (Quebec Regiment)
Division: 13th Battalion

Additional Information:-
A gas engineer by trade, he enlisted in the CEF on 26 July 1918 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.
Son of John and Eliza Margaret Wilson of Grande Prairie, Alberta.

Commemorated on Page 524 of Canada's First World War Book of Remembrance.

24 Dec 1918, The Grande Prairie Herald

Andrew Wilson Dies at Calgary

Andy R. Wilson of this place died on last Friday night in the Military hospital at Calgary of influenza. Andy was 26 years of age and was well and favorably known by all during his six year's residence in the Prairie. He came to this section with his parents from Edmonton and shortly after arriving opened up a tinsmithing business and has been engaged in this work until he donned the uniform on July 26th of this year. Since then he has been engaged in training and on harvest leave. His loss is mourned by his parents and two brothers and two sisters all of whom are residents of the Dominion. His many friends here and all who knew him extend their heartfelt sympathy to the bereaved relatives. Funeral services in His behalf were held on Sunday in the Anglican church of which he was a member.


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aged 26 Years 5 months 27 days



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  • Maintained by: Don
  • Originally Created by: Alison
  • Added: Jan 11, 2012
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID:
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/83291501/andrew_robert-wilson: accessed ), memorial page for PVT Andrew Robert “Andy” Wilson (23 Jun 1893–20 Dec 1918), Find a Grave Memorial ID 83291501, citing Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Edmonton, Edmonton Census Division, Alberta, Canada; Maintained by Don (contributor 47170130).