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Vernell Spates

In memory of
Private
Vernell Spates
April 11, 1917

Military Service:

Service Number:
282651
Age:
19
Force:
Army
Unit:
Canadian Infantry (Quebec Regiment)
Division:
42nd Bn.

Additional Information:

Born:
November 14, 1897 Brooklyn, Nova Scotia
Enlistment:
March 13, 1916 Yarmouth, Nova Scotia

Son of Nelson T. and Maude Spates, of Pleasant Lake, Yarmouth Co., Nova Scotia.

Commemorated on Page 330 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information:

Cemetery:
LAPUGNOY MILITARY CEMETERY ; Pas de Calais, France
Grave Reference:
III. A. 4.
Location:
Lapugnoy is a village and commune in Pas-de-Calais, 6 kilometres west of Bethune. From the centre of Lapugnoy, head south-west on the D70 in the direction of Marles-les-Mines. On the outskirts of the centre there is a crucifix at the side of the main road, turn right here towards Allouagne. After approximately 500 metres there is a track on the left hand side (the Cemetery is signposted here) and the LAPUGNOY MILITARY CEMETERY can be found on the left hand side, approximately 500 metres, along this track.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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