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Old 04-10-2017, 11:17 AM   #1
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Question Otto BLEHR-killed in action on April 29th,1917.

I would appreciate any information concerning my mother's uncle who was a member of the 25th Infantry Battalion of the Nova Scotia Regiment.He enlisted on November 27th,1914 at Halifax and died near Arleux,France having survived the Battle of Vimy Ridge.
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Old 04-10-2017, 12:27 PM   #2
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I would appreciate any information concerning my mother's uncle who was a member of the 25th Infantry Battalion of the Nova Scotia Regiment.He enlisted on November 27th,1914 at Halifax and died near Arleux,France having survived the Battle of Vimy Ridge.
You can download his complete military records (for free) at the link below.

http://www.bac-lac.gc.ca/eng/discove...IdNumber=48864

If you need more information or have questions, just let us know, we can help
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I don't know which Company he was in, but here's a photo of "D" Company


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"A" Company

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"C" Company




Source for all of the above

http://www.wikiwand.com/en/25th_Batt...a_Rifles),_CEF

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More photo's of the Battalion at these link

https://memoryns.ca/world-war-1-25th-battalion

https://archivescanada.accesstomemor...c&listLimit=10

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A book exists on the Battalion

The Twenty Fifth Battalion: Canadian Expeditionary Force- Nova Scotia's Famous Regiment in WW1

https://memoryns.ca/twenty-fifth-bat...egiment-in-ww1
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Old 04-10-2017, 12:51 PM   #9
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Here's some reading on the battalion, contains a lot of info and photos

http://www.canadianmilitaryhistory.c...in-Halifax.pdf
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Some more reading

Nova Scotia's Part in the Great War

https://archive.org/details/novascotia00huntuoft
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