Yesterday I tried to send a copy of the grave photograph to the website / webmaster for the Queen's Own Rifles of Canada , but I was blocked and electronically warned that their computer thought that I was a possible threat
I didn't give up and last night I sent an email and copy of the photograph to "The Queen's Own Rifles of Canada Regimental Museum and Archives" in Canada - when I looked at my emails this morning I had the following nice reply from Major (Ret'd) John M. Stephens, CD
Noel – Thanks very much for sending this to us and I’m sorry you had trouble doing it via the QOR website (which is badly in need of upgrading so don’t feel too badly about that.)
Partridge doesn’t ring a bell although with so many soldiers having served in the regiment, during WWII, that’s not too surprising really. But I am intrigued as to why he died there in 1950 – and so young. I did find him (11 months old) in a 1921 Census living with his family in Toronto. His father was apparently born somewhere in England but other than that, I don’t really know much at all. It will make an interesting research project!
Thanks again for taking the time to track us down and send this to us.
Major (Ret'd) John M. Stephens, CD
The Queen's Own Rifles of Canada Regimental Museum and Archives
That was a nice reply and I have replied saying that if I / we find out anything more on this side of the Atlantic then I will let him know.