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Death Certificate - Is there a WW 1 military equivalent?

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Gary_G

I'm researching Charles Murison (particulars below) and have a question relating documentation of his death.

 

David Murison (Reg. No. 434298) joined the 50th Battalion C.E.F., on 19 January 1915 at Calgary, Alberta.
He was fatally wounded on a re-supply mission in Belgium (with the 10th Battalion at the time) and died at No. 10 Casualty Clearing Station on 16 April, 1916.
I have been able to get his full military records from the Library and Archives Canada and have located him being recorded as a casualty in the War Diaries. 

 

Is there an equivalent of a Death Certificate for C.E.F. military personnel who died in action?

If there is, I'd appreciate any guidance in locating it.

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MaxD
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I understand that official  death certificates could be obtained  on application, for casualties of the C..E.F

to settle an estate, for  probate purposes ect

 

Following is an example 

 

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If one was issued and survived 

it is most likely to be in the possession of a decendent

 

 Ray

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Gary_G

Thank you fellows. I found the casualty cards. That will have to do. As a descendant of David Murison, I'm pretty sure that there is no certificate of the type shown.

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battle of loos

good morning,

 

thank' for the link.

 

regards

 

Michel

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