Sapienza, Edgar: Service no. 53389

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Digitized Service Record not available date of post.

Source: This Day in World War 1

“Another Maltese subject paid the supreme sacrifice in the field of battle: Private Edgar Sapienza, 4th Infantry Brigade Canadian contingent. He saw some hard fighting in France. He had first emigrated to America and then proceeded to Canada where he joined the Canadian Expeditionary Force.”

Source

"Killed in Action." When on duty in the front lines trench at St. Eloi on the night of April 26th, 1916 during a heavy bombardment a shell exploded in the bay of the trench, in which he and several comrades were on duty, and he was killed instantly.

“Killed in Action.” When on duty in the front lines trench at St. Eloi on the night of April 26th, 1916 during a heavy bombardment a shell exploded in the bay of the trench, in which he and several comrades were on duty, and he was killed instantly.

Photo by Gary Nelson. Source: CVWM

Photo by Gary Nelson. Source: CVWM

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