Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Laverne Osgoode Marr

In memory of
Sapper
Laverne Osgoode Marr
February 21, 1918

Military Service:

Service Number:
751485
Age:
18
Force:
Army
Unit:
Canadian Railway Troops
Division:
9th

Additional Information:

Son of George and Margaret L. Marr, of 18, Coronation Court, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.

Commemorated on Page 467 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information:

Cemetery:
FAUBOURG-D'AMIENS CEMETERY, ARRAS ; Pas de Calais, France
Grave Reference:
VI. B. 7.
Location:
Fabourg-d'Amiens Cemetery is in the western part of the town of Arras in the Boulevard du General de Gaulle, to the south of the road to Doullens.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of Laverne Osgoode Marr – Spr. Osgoode Lavergne Marr. Born September 8th 1899, Strathroy, Ont. Enlisted 118th Battallion [sic]at the age of 16. [Symbol of cross] Arras, France, February 21st 1918. Railway Troop. Sapper Osgoode Lavergne Marr was born on 8 September 1899 in Strathroy, Ontario and later moved to Berlin. He enlisted in the 118th Battalion at the age of 16. Sapper Marr died in action at Arras, France on 21 February 1918, while serving with the railway troop.
  • Photo of Laverne Osgoode Marr – In memory of the men and women from the Waterloo area who went to war and did not come home. From the booklet, Peace Souvenir – Activities of Waterloo County in the Great War 1914 – 1918. From the Toronto Public Library collection.

Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Waterloo Memorial Booklet – In memory of the men and women from the Waterloo area who went to war and did not come home. From the booklet, Peace Souvenir – Activities of Waterloo County in the Great War 1914 – 1918. From the Toronto Public Library collection.

Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Newspaper Clipping
  • Grave Marker – Photo courtesy of Wilf Schofield, England

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