Lest We Forget -Frank Geldart - Killed in Action 100 Years Ago Today 06.05.1917

Frank Geldart 832522 was from Little River, Albert Co., New Brunswick and was born May 10, 1894. He was the son of Moses and Margaret Geldart, of Little River, Albert County, New Brunswick, Canada. He enlisted with 145th (New Brunswick) Battalion in Moncton , on April 1, 1916. His occupation was listed as farmer. He served overseas with 5th Regiment Canadian Mounted Rifles. He was killed in action June 5,  1917 at Vimy Ridge, France. He was buried on the battlefield and his body was not recovered. He is commemorated on the VIMY MONUMENT, Pas de Calais, France 

 You can find his complete war records here.

He is listed on page 242 of Canada's Book of Remembrance.

His gravesite location on the battlefield was listed in the Regiments Diary and can be found here. 

 Frank Geldart's name is in the lower right, from the Vimy Monument. 

Frank Geldart's name is in the lower right, from the Vimy Monument.