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Those Who Came After The Original 500

Charles Powell

Pte Garland Powell  Regt # 2816
  Donated by Charles Powell

Enlisted May 29, 1916 at St. John's age 18 yrs 9 mos on application
Embarked from St John's for UK on the SS Sicilian, Aug 28, 1916
Embarked Southampton Nov 30, 1916
Disembarked at Rouen Dec 1, 1916
Joined C Company Dec 12, 1916
KIA France Mar 2, 1917
Awarded two medals - Victory Medal and British War Medal.
Medals delivered to father, James Powell Dec 8, 1921
Burial information: Garland was killed in action at Sailly-Saillisel and is remembered on the Beaumont-Hamel Memorial.
A headstone was erected by his parents in his memory in the
Eastport Holy Cross Anglican Cemetery.

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Death Certificate as donated to the Legion branch 41 in Eastport

Telegraph advising family of death, Mar 13, 1917

Casualty Form

A letter written by my great-grandfather in Feb 1920 to the Ministry of Militia, requesting a headstone inscription.

The response from the M of M to the letter.

Receipt for 2 medals

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