O’Reilly, Joseph Patrick: Service no. 159739

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Digitized Service Record

Source: August 1917 casualty

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Inscription – His name as it is inscribed on the Vimy Memorial (2010). Over 11,000 fallen Canadians having no known place of burial in France, are honoured on this Memorial. May they never be forgotten. (J. Stephens). Source: CVWM

"Killed in Action" He was killed instantly by a piece of shrapnel from a bursting shell while on duty in "Cotton Trench" West of Lens.

“Killed in Action” He was killed instantly by a piece of shrapnel from a bursting shell while on duty in “Cotton Trench” West of Lens.

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