Grant, Cecil Thomas: Service no. 226218

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Digitized Service Record

Source: The Regimental Rouge web site.

Sleep on dear son, in your soldier’s grace,
Your life for your country you nobly gave,
No friends stood near you to say good-bye,
But safe in God’s keeping you now forever lie.

PTE. CECIL GRANT, No. 226218. WINDSOR

Enlisted in Hamilton with the Canadian Mounted Rifles, March 20th, 1916. Transferred to the 18th Batt’n in France. Wounded at Vimy Ridge and died April 11th, 1917. Age 18 years.

From his bereaved Mother, Father, Sisters, and Brother.

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Source: The Regimental Rogue web site.

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“DIED OF WOUNDS” While with his battalion at Vimy on the 11th April 1917, he was severely wounded in the thigh by fragments of a shell which burst in close proximity. He was immediately carried to No. 18 Casualty Clearing Station where he died from the effects of his injury later in the day.

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