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From: "Jan Perkins" <>
Subject: [ BRAD] Canadian heroes at peace in Bradford
Date: Tue, 11 Nov 2003 23:42:29 -0000

Hi everyone

Hope you will find something to interest you here. A brief outline of the
article in the Telegraph and Argus at the week-end...........anyone wanting
a scan of it, please let me know.

"The outline of a maple leaf has led to an interesting discovery of Canadian
soldiers buried in a Bradford cemetery nearly 90 years ago. During a recent
visit to Scholemore graves have been found each bearing the characteristic
maple leaf. It is thought the men may have ended up there after being
shipped to hospital. The cemetery records show they had been in the Bradford
War Hospital."

The names are
F W BROCK - aged 35 - Forestry Corps died Oct 19 1918
W J SCOTE - aged 20 - Canadian Army Service Corps died Oct 18 1918
W J LUCAS - aged 18 - 2nd Canadian Construction Coy died Nov 26 1918
G MEADE - no age - Canadian Machine Gun Corps died Jan 28 1919
C H EVANS - aged 31 - 3rd Canadian Pioneers - died Nov 2 1916 ****
R J GOODE - no age - 3rd Canadian Inf - died Oct 11 1916

The Telegraph & Argus researcher Alan MAGSON's research has revealed the
**** C H EVANS full name was Alfred La Combra Hastings Evans, a lance
corporal from Plymouth, Devon.

Hope this might help some of you.

Warmest Wishes
Jan in Bronte Country

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