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Ramsay, Emerson Coatsworth, Bladworth, Saskatchewan, B.S.A. (1915). Military Service: Sergeant, Reg. No. 910174, 196th Univ. Bn., Attestation Papers. Diary Reference: “Ironically, the affirmative was represented by Messrs. E. C. Ramsay and L. V. Robson, 5th Year Agriculture,” 1:11 Dec ’14.
Additional Biographical Information:
Graduate, E. C. Ramsay, 196th Univ. Batt. (Killed in Action).
University of Manitoba, Archives and Special Collections, Managra, v. XI, No. 1 (Nov 1917), 6.
E. C. Ramsey, another member of the ’15 class who has made the supreme sacrifice and whose death has caused a deep wave of regret and mourning to pass over the students of the M.A.C. Ramsey was popular among his fellow students and his vocal talents was [sic] a source of satisfaction to all. This great war has surly claimed its own.
University of Manitoba, Archives and Special Collections, Managra, v. XI, No. 1 (Nov. 1917), 3
Ramsay, Emerson Coatsworth: BSA 1915; Enlisted 5-4-16; Pte. 196th Bn.; A/Sgt.; Transferred to 102nd Bn.; Sgt.; Service in France; Killed in Action 22-3-17.
University of Manitoba, Roll of Honour, 1914-1918 (Winnipeg: University of Manitoba, 1923), 24. (Plate H).
p. 96 Ramsay, Emerson Coatsworth: BSA, 1915; Enlisted 5-4-16; Pte. 196th Battn.; A/Sgt.’ Transferred to 102nd Battn.; Sgt.’ Service in France; Killed in Action 22-3-17 (Plate H.)
Date of death: 22 March 1917. See casualty details, Commonwealth War Graves Commission. Buried at Villers Station Cemetery, Villers-Au-Bois, Pas de Calais, France. Grave reference: VI. F. 17.