In memory of


Ernest Churchill Templeton

who died on 25 May 1917

Service details
  Conflict WWI
  Service Army
  Unit 5th Battalion, Saskatchewan Regiment
  Rank Private
  Service number 21666
  Date of death 19170525
  Cause of death accidental death
Narrative history
  21666 Private (5th Battalion, Saskatchewan Regiment) Ernest Churchill Templeton (b.1890) of Moose Jaw died 19170525 in an accident when a bomb burst in his hands and is buried at Bruay communal cemetery extension southwest of Béthune, Pas-de-Calais, France. He was the son of Rev. James Bradley Templeton of Omagh, Tyrone, Ireland. Ernest was born at Abbeyleix, Laois, and educated at the Methodist college at Belfast. He was a clerk with the Canadian Bank of Commerce when he enlisted at Camp Valcartier, Québec, on the outbreak of the war. His brother Arthur of Gleichen, Alberta, served overseas with the 28th Battalion.
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Memorial information
  Saskatchewan rural municipality for commemoration 161 - Moose Jaw
  Cemetery or memorial location Bruay communal cemetery, Pas-de-Calais, France    

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  Honour roll location(s) Moose Jaw
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Personal information
  Date of birth 18900808
  Place of birth Abbeyleix, Laois, Ireland    (Please click here for map.)
  Date of enlistment 19140923
  Place of enlistment Camp Valcartier, MRC de la Jacques-Cartier, Québec    (Please click here for map.)
  Residence on enlistment Moose Jaw    (Please click here for map.)
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