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Pte Garland Powell Regt # 2816
Donated by Charles Powell
Enlisted May 29, 1916 at St. John's age 18 yrs 9 mos on
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. Below are links to excerpts from Pte Powell's War Record
Use the "back" button to return to this page 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
Military Records Contact: Daniel B. Breen
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