Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Alfred William Sewell

In memory of
Private
Alfred William Sewell
November 3, 1916

Military Service:

Service Number:
123329
Force:
Army
Unit:
Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)
Division:
58th Bn.

Additional Information:

Born:
June 6, 1890

Commemorated on Page 160 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:
III. H. 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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  • Photo of Alfred William Sewell – Alfred William Sewell was born on June 6, 1890. He was killed in action on November 3, 1916. He was the beloved brother of Amy and Gwendoline.
  • Photo of Alfred Sewell – Alfred Sewell prior to enlistment.

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