Sapper LAIRD REDFORD BERESFORD (photo added)

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Rank Sapper
Forenames LAIRD REDFORD
Surname BERESFORD (photo added)
Initials L R
Place of Birth SOUTHAMPTON, ONTARIO, CANADA
Date of Birth Tuesday, 03 October 1916
Date of Death Tuesday, 04 July 1944
Age 27
Nationality Canadian
Residence or Entered Service From Unknown
Service Number A/20471
Force Canadian Army
Service/Corps/Regiment Royal Canadian Engineers
Unit / Ship / Battalion / Squadron 16 Field Company
Military Honours and Awards
Place of Burial/Commemoration BRETTEVILLE-SUR-LAIZE CANADIAN WAR CEMETERY
Roll of honour
Grave/Memorial Location III. H. 8.
Previous Place(s) of Burial Unknown
Epitaph
Family Details SON OF JOHN JAMES S. AND WINIFRED (nee GIBBS) BERESFORD, OF SOUTHAMPTON, ONTARIO.

Additional Information

 

 

 

 

 

 

LAIRD BERESFORD, front row right, as a young boy
with his brothers, sisters mother, father and grandparents. undated.
 

 

 

Memorial stone to Sapper LAIRD REDFORD BERESFORD,
located at Southampton Cemetery, Ontario, Canada.1

 

 

References
1. Photograph submitted by Alan Stoddart, great nephew of Sapper Laird Redford Beresford, via Billion Graves. Reproduced by kind permission of Joan Aitken.

 

Acknowledgements and Credits
Source of original data: Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Headstone photograph: Carl Shilleto
Cross marker photograph:  
Individual photograph: Alan Stoddart, great nephew of Sapper Laird Redford Beresford.
Additional photographs provided by: Joan Aitken, submitted by Alan Stoddart, great nephew of Sapper Laird Redford Beresford, via Billion Graves and Carl Shilleto.
Additional information provided by: Alan Stoddart, great nephew of Sapper Laird Redford Beresford.

 

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What other people have said

ONTARIO CANADA

ALLAN STODDART

SO MANY LOST BUT NONE FORGOTTEN REST IN PIECE

On Tuesday, September 30, 2014
USA

Betty Albright

Sadly another son, husband, uncle, brother, friend lost in the war, leaving others behind to mourn his great loss at such a young age. I am thankful for him, for the allied forces who fought, protected, liberated so that we all here and now could have the freedoms that we have.

On Sunday, February 16, 2014
Puçol

Juan muñoz gomez

RESPECT AND HONOR. RIP

On Friday, February 14, 2014