Lieut. Alexander Douglas KIRKPATRICK, ,"C" Coy. 3rd Bn. ,Canadian Infantry

Male 1891 - 1915


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  • Name  Lieut. Alexander Douglas KIRKPATRICK, ,"C" Coy. 3rd Bn. ,Canadian Infantry 
    Prefix  Lieut. 
    Suffix  ,"C" Coy. 3rd Bn. ,Canadian Infantry 
    Born  1 Jan 1891  York, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Ref: Ontario, Canada Births, 1869-1913 Record for Alexander Douglas Kirkpatrick
    Gender  Male 
    Died  23 Apr 1915  St. Julien , Belgium Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Ref:CWGC-The village of Saint Julien and a section of forested land called Saint Julien Wood was at a pronounced bend in the north east sector of the Ypres Salient prior to the Second Battle of Ypres.The Canadians, who had been moved into their positions only a few days earlier were manning the lines for several hundred metres along a front to the southwest of St. Julien when the German Army unleashed the first poison gas attack on the Western Front on 22 April 1915.In the 48 crucial hours that they held the line, 6,035 Canadians - or one man in every three who went into battle - became casualties; of that number, approximately 2,000 (or one man in every nine) were killed.
    Notes 
    • (Medical):Remembered with Honour in Denison Family War Memorial,Toronto,Canada ,and Ypres(Menin) Gate,Belgium.Panel 18 - 24 - 26 - 30.
    Person ID  I6766  Kirkpatrick Family Archives
    Last Modified  31 Dec 2018 

    Father  Alexander Mainwaring Morris KIRKPATRICK, ,Insurance Agent,of Toronto,Canada,   b. 11 Jul 1866, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Sep 1944, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Caroline Adelaide DENISON,   b. 31 May 1865, Chippawa, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Dec 1947, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  10 Apr 1888  St Annes Church, Toronto, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Ref:Image of Marriage record.
    Family ID  F2112  Group Sheet




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