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Harold Lawson Freeman

Harold Lawson Freeman

Male 1896 - 1917  (20 years)

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  • Name Harold Lawson Freeman 
    Born 6 Jun 1896  Skidegate, Skeena-Queen Charlotte, British Columbia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Description
    • 5' 6'', Medium complexion, brown eyes, light brown hair.
    Religion Methodist 
    Residence 1916  2226 W 12th Ave., Vancouver, Greater Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Military Service
    • 46th Batallion, Regimental Number 911994

      Enlisted 3 Jul 1916, Vancouver, BC, became part of 196th Batallion.
      Sailed from Halifax on SS "Southland" 1 Nov 1916.
      Docked in Liverpool, Nov 11 1916.
      Transferred from 196th Batallion to 19th Reserve Batallion, Seaford, Sussex, 1 Jan 1917.
      Transferred to 46th Batallion, Le Havre, France, 2 Feb 1917.
      Joined his unit at the Front, 9 Feb 1917.
      Killed in Action, 13 Apr 1917.

      RG 150, Acc. 1992-93/166, Box 3302 - 21
    Occupation School teacher 
    Reference Number 10.2 
    FSFTID LK99-HVN 
    FSLINK https://familysearch.org/tree/#view=ancestor&person=LK99-HVN 
    Died 13 Apr 1917  Vimy Ridge battlesite, Vimy, Pas-de-Calais, Nord-Pas-de-Calais-Picardie, France Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Cause: Killed in battle 
    Buried
    • No known grave. His name is on the cenotaph at the battle site.
      Find A Grave Memorial# 56677598
    Notes 
    • He was killed in the Battle of Vimy Ridge in WW I.
    Person ID I1711  bgibbard
    Last Modified 21 Nov 2017 

    Father Rev. Barnabas Cortland "Cortland" Freeman,   b. 30 Jul 1869, Godfrey, Central Frontenac, Frontenac, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Dec 1935, Cape Mudge Indian Reserve 10, Strathcona, British Columbia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Mother Ida Lawson,   b. 24 Sep 1868, Elginburg, Kingston, Frontenac, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Jul 1952, Vancouver General Hospital, Vancouver, Greater Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Family ID F271  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 6 Jun 1896 - Skidegate, Skeena-Queen Charlotte, British Columbia, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1916 - 2226 W 12th Ave., Vancouver, Greater Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: Killed in battle - 13 Apr 1917 - Vimy Ridge battlesite, Vimy, Pas-de-Calais, Nord-Pas-de-Calais-Picardie, France Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Unincorporated Place       : Municipality       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Photos
    Freeman children
    Freeman children
    L to r: Kathy, Harold, Helen, Fred, Dornie
    Helen & Harold Freeman
    Helen & Harold Freeman
    Rev. B. Courtland Freeman family
    Rev. B. Courtland Freeman family
    L to r: Ida Lawson, Percy Freeman [or possibly Kathy Freeman], Helen Freeman, Harold Freeman, Rev. B. Courtland Freeman, Fred Freeman
    Rev. B. Courtland Freeman family
    Rev. B. Courtland Freeman family
    Back row, l to r: Helen Freeman, Courtland Freeman, Harold Freeman
    front row, l to r: Fred Freeman, Kathy Freeman, Ida Lawson, Dornie Freeman
    Rev. B. Courtland Freeman family
    Rev. B. Courtland Freeman family
    L to r: Rev. B. Courtland Freeman, Gordon Freeman (in front), Fred Freeman (behind), Helen Freeman, Dornie Freeman, Harold Freeman, Ida Lawson, Kathy Freeman
    'Harold's Last Leave'
    "Harold's Last Leave"
    L to r: Helen Freeman, Fred Freeman, Kathy Freeman, Gordon Freeman, Rev. B. Courtland Freeman, Harold Freeman, Dornie Freeman, Ida Lawson
    Written on the back is the phrase "Harold's Last Leave". He was killed at Vimy Ridge the following year.
    Harold Freeman
    Harold Freeman
    H.L. Freeman's name inscribed on the Vimy Memorial
    H.L. Freeman's name inscribed on the Vimy Memorial

  • Sources 
    1. [S2068] Death Certificate, Harold Lawson Freeman (Reliability: 3).


  

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