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77565   Private Edward Haliday Exshaw
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 28/02/2021
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 15th Battalion, Canadian Infantry (Canadian Army)
Date Of Birth: 09/01/1895
Died: 16/08/1917 (Died of Wounds)
Age: 22
Edward Haliday Exshaw was the son of Thomas and Mary Exshaw. Edward was born on 7th January 1895 in Dungannon, County Tyrone. The 1901 census records the family living at Park Road, Dungannon, Tyrone. Edward H Exshaw emigrated to Canada where he worked as a banker for from the Canadian Bank Of Commerce (CIBC). Edward enlisted on 3rd December 1914 in Victoria, British Columbia. Private Edward H Exshaw was serving with the 15th battalion of the Canadian Infantry when he died of wounds on 16th August 1917 in France. Private Exshaw was 22 years old.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Noeux-les-Mines Communal Cemetery
  Bethune, Pas-de-Calais, 4
Grave Ref: Grave II-J-17
CWGC Casualty 465664
Noeux-les-Mines is a town 6 kilometres south of Bethune on the main road to Arras. The Communal Cemetery is on the northern side of the town, on the south-east side of the road to Labourse.
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1 1901 Census lists Exshaw family Lists Edward H as age 6 living with the family at house 6 in Park Road (West side), Dungannon, Tyrone
2 1911 Census lists Exshaw family Does not list Edward as living with the family at house 7 in Killygowan, Monaghan Rural, Monaghan
3 Photo of Edward Haliday Exshaw's gravestone
4 Canadian Great War Project Details of Private Edward Haliday Exshaw
5 Canadian Virtual War Memorial Details of Edward Haliday Exshaw
6 Circumstances of Death Registers Details of Private Edward Haliday Exshaw's death
7 Edward Haliday Exshaw Attestation Papers Canadian Military documents (30 no.)
8 includes portrait
9 Geneology website Lists Exshaw family.
10 War Graves Photographic Project Photo of Edward Haliday Exshaw's gravestone can be purchased here
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