Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Axel Anderson

In memory of
Private
Axel Anderson
April 12, 1917

Military Service:

Service Number:
180733
Age:
29
Force:
Army
Unit:
Canadian Pioneers
Division:
2nd

Additional Information:

Born:
June 15, 1887 Dahlsland, Sweden
Enlistment:
June 28, 1915 Vancouver, British Columbia

Brother of John Anderson of Burlington, Washington, U.S.A.

Commemorated on Page 191 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. E. 24.
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.

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