SHARDELOW, Edward George

SHARDELOW, Edward George

Male 1912 - 1944  (32 years)

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  • Name SHARDELOW, Edward George  
    Born 15 Jan 1912  British Columbia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Miscellaneous as specified 14 Nov 1941  Laurier, Washington, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Border crossing from Canada to US. Nelson to Laurier is 120km. Record states he was 5 feet 4 inches tall. 
    Professional position/status 1942  Nelson, British Columbia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Operated an Auto-camp 
    Professional position/status Aug 1942  Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Joined Canadian army 
    Residence 14 Oct 1942  805 Nelson Avenue, Nelson, British Columbia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Home address when Canadian Army Attestation Paper completed. It also says he was an Auto Camp and Gas station operator and proprietor. Signed up by the Recruiting Captain.. 
    Miscellaneous as specified Dec 1943  England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Arrived in England 
    Miscellaneous as specified Jun 1944  France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Went to France 
    Died 15 Aug 1944  Near Caen France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Died in World War 2.
      Buried at Bretteville-sur-Laize south of Caen.
      His death registration listed him as the operator and proprietor of an auto camp and gas station. From 1943-45, the civic directory listed R.E. Weaver as manager of Shardelow’s Auto Camp at 805 Nelson Ave.

      Mt Shardelow between Nelson and Nakusp, British Columbia, Canada named after him to commemorate his death in WW2.

    Miscellaneous as specified 18 Oct 1944  512 3rd Street, Nelson, British Columbia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    The Times Colonist newspaper reports Edward George, pte of the British Columbia Regiment as Killed In Action  
    Buried IX,F,4, Bretteville sur Laize, Canadian War Cemetery, Calvados, France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID P176  My Genealogy / The Shardalow Name
    Last Modified 6 Mar 2021 

    Father SHARDALOW, Edward John,   b. 6 Sep 1866, Thorpe Next Haddiscoe, Norfolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jul 1932, Nelson, British Columbia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Mother HIGH, Caroline Emma,   b. 10 Jan 1870, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 May 1920, Nelson, British Columbia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years) 
    Married 16 May 1903  Methodist Dominion Square, Montreal, Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • He of Nelson and she of Norfolk, England.
      He would have met her on his trip back to England.
      They marry the same day she got off the ship in Montreal!
    Family ID F62  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Newspaper Clip
    The Province (Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada) · 29 Aug 1944, Tue · Page 3
    The Province (Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada) · 29 Aug 1944, Tue · Page 3
    The Province (Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada) · 7 Oct 1944, Sat · Page 2
    The Province (Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada) · 7 Oct 1944, Sat · Page 2
    The Province (Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada) · 7 Oct 1944, Sat · Page 7
    The Province (Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada) · 7 Oct 1944, Sat · Page 7
    Times Colonist (Victoria, British Columbia, Canada) · 18 Oct 1944, Wed · Page 9
    Times Colonist (Victoria, British Columbia, Canada) · 18 Oct 1944, Wed · Page 9