Canadian Virtual War Memorial

David Agnew

In memory of
Sapper
David Agnew
April 9, 1917

Military Service:

Service Number:
192783
Age:
29
Force:
Army
Unit:
Canadian Engineers
Division:
4th Field Company

Additional Information:

Born:
March 26, 1888

Commemorated on Page 189 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information:

Cemetery:
ECOIVRES MILITARY CEMETERY ; Pas de Calais, France
Grave Reference:
VI. C. 12.
Location:
Mont St Eloi is a village in the Department of the Pas-de-Calais, 8 kilometres north-west of Arras. The village stands on high ground overlooking the battlefields of Vimy and Souchez and the main Bethune-Arras road, and the ruined towers that rise from it were used as an observation post during the French attacks at Neuville-St Vaast and Givenchy in May 1915. Ecoivres is a hamlet lying at the foot of the hill, to the south-west and about 1.5 kilometres from Mont St Eloi on the Arras-St Pol line. The ECOIVRES MILITARY CEMETERY is on the D49 road.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Cap Badge – Cap Badge 92nd Bn (48th Highlanders of Canada). Sapper Agnew enlisted in the 92nd Bn but was transferred to the 4th Field Company Canadian Engineers as a reinforcement.  Submitted by Capt (ret'd) V.Goldman, 15th Bn Memorial Project Team.  DILEAS GU BRATH
  • Cap Badge – Cap Badge Canadian Engineers.  Sapper Agnew enlisted with the 92nd Bn (48th Highlanders of Canada) but was transferred to the Canadian Engineers as a reinforcement.  Submitted by Capt (ret’d) V. Goldman, 15th Bn Memorial Project team.  DILEAS GU BRATH
  • Grave Marker – Grave Marker.  Submitted by 15th Bn Memorial Project Team.  DILEAS GU BRATH

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