Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Alexander Sheriff McLaren

In memory of
Private
Alexander Sheriff McLaren
January 3, 1920

Military Service:

Service Number:
231225
Age:
39
Force:
Army
Unit:
Canadian Infantry (Alberta Regiment)
Division:
31st Bn.

Additional Information:

Born:
May 20, 1880 Perthshire, Scotland
Enlistment:
March 21, 1916 Edmonton, Alberta

Son of Alexander and Anne (nee Sheriff) McLaren, of Ardler, Perthshire, Scotland.

Commemorated on Page 551 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information:

Cemetery:
VANCOUVER (MOUNTAIN VIEW) CEMETERY ; British Columbia, Canada
Grave Reference:
45. 16. 13.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Grave Marker – Grave of 231225 Pvt. Alexander Sheriff McLaren who served with the 31st Battn. C.E.F.  Born in Perthsire Scotland on May 20th 1880.  Husband of Emily J. McLaren of Southeed Alberta.
Alexander enlisted into the 202nd Battn. C.E.F. (Replasement) at Edmonton Alberta on March. 21st 1915, he listed his occupation as "Bank Clerk & Farmer"  Alexander died at Vancouver BC on Jan. 3rd 1920 at the age of 39.  He was laid to rest at the Mountain View cemetery of Vancouver BC.
  • Cross of sacrifice – Memorial cross in the section where 231225 Pvt. Alexander Sheriff McLaren who served with the 31st Battn. C.E.F. was laid to rest at the Mountain View cemetery of Vancouver BC.
  • Cemetery – Cemetery view of the section where 231225 Pvt. Alexander Sheriff McLaren who served with the 31st Battn. C.E.F. was laid to rest at the Mountain View cemetery of Vancouver BC.

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