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Pte Stanley Carswell SERPELL, 2CanInf, died 3.5.17


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Guest Pete Wood

Remembering Today:

Pte Stanley Carswell SERPELL, 745482 2 Bn, Canadian Infantry, who died aged 23 on 03.05.17. Vimy Memorial, France

Name: SERPELL, STANLEY CARSWELL

Initials: S C

Nationality: Canadian

Rank: Private

Regiment: Canadian Infantry (Eastern Ontario Regt.)

Unit Text: 2nd Bn.

Age: 23

Date of Death: 03/05/1917

Service No: 745482

Additional information: Son of Ernest George and Jane A. Serpell, of Cannington, Ontario.

Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead

Cemetery: VIMY MEMORIAL

Born in Liskeard, Cornwall

A farmer by trade, with 3 years service in the Canadian Militia

He was a methodist and you can read a description of him by clicking here

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Sorry to highjack this, slightly.

Also remembering Pte Philip John Hamon and the other 31st Battalion CEF men who died near Fresnoy on this day.

Name: HAMON, PHILIP JOHN

Initials: P J

Nationality: Canadian

Rank: Private

Regiment: Canadian Infantry (Alberta Regt.)

Unit Text: 31st Bn.

Age: 40

Date of Death: 03/05/1917

Service No: 80086

Additional information: Son of Phillip John Hamon and his wife A. M. Mahon, of Ville Amprhey, St. Martins, Guernsey, Channel Islands.

Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead

Cemetery: VIMY MEMORIAL

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745482 Stanley Carswell Serpell originally enlisted with the 116th Battalion and he is officially listed as DOW.

Garth

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