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David Aikin

In memory of:

Private David Aikin

August 21, 1917

Military Service

Service Number:







Canadian Infantry (Western Ontario Regiment)


18th Bn.

Additional Information


September 21, 1892
Belfast, Ireland


March 17, 1916
Chatham, Ontario

Son of David and Jane Aikin. Husband of Myrtle Fitzpatrick Loop (formerly Aikin), of Wheatley, Ontario.

Brother of Private John Aikin, who died while serving with the 5th Canadian Mounted Rifles (Quebec Regiment).

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

Burial Information

Grave Reference:

I. M. 12.


Aix-Noulette is a village in the Department of the Pas-de-Calais, about 13 kilometres south of Bethune on the main road to Arras. From Arras take the D937 towards Bethune. At Aix-Noulette, turn right at the church. The AIX-NOULETTE COMMUNAL CEMETERY and EXTENSION are a few hundred metres on the left side of the road to Bully-Grenay.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Honour roll– British Home Children World War 1 Honour Roll
  • Circumstances of death registers– Circumstances of Death
  • Memorial– Remembering brothers lost … Brothers In Arms Memorial, Zonnebeke, BE … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens … May 2022
  • Photo of David Aikin– David was killed in action during the Battle for Hill 70. He left a wife and three children.
  • Grave Marker
  • Photo of David Aikin– David's brother William

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