Geraldi, Louis: Service no. 158587

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Digitized Service Record

Source: September 1916 K.I.A. at the Somme.

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This married (Lillian White) wool manufacturer enlisted with the 81st Battalion at the age of 30. He enlisted on August 31, 1915, at St. Catherines, Ontario.

His unit sailed on April 28, 1916, and he arrived in England on May 6, 1916, and was transferred to the 18th Battalion on June 28, 1916, leaving for the front on June 29, 1916. He arrived at the front on June 12, 1916. He served with the Battalion.

He was killed in action during the attack on Courcelette.

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Merrickville Remembers – This project was sponsored jointly by the Canadian Legion Branch 245 and the Merrickville District Community Health Centre. Serving on the Committee were Jack Jessop, Past President of Legion Branch 245; Joyce McKay, who lost a brother in the Second World War; Peter McKenna, Executive Director of Merrickville and District Community Health Centre; and Jack Wilcox, who upon discharge from the Canadian Army in 1945, prepared the Sydney Academy Memorial Booklet honouring the students of the Academy who gave their lives in the Second World War. Via CVWM.
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Memorial Page – Louis Geraldi is honoured on page 15 of the Merrickville Remembers booklet, published in January 2003. Via CVWM.
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