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Iku Kumagawa

In memory of:

Private Iku Kumagawa

January 6, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

228383

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Manitoba Regiment)

Division:

52nd Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

April 21, 1882

Commemorated on Page 270 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

MAROEUIL BRITISH CEMETERY
Nievre, France

Grave Reference:

III. K. 11.

Location:

Maroeuil is a village in the Department of the Pas-de-Calais, 6 kilometres north-west of Arras, between the roads to Houdain and Aubigny. The MAROEUIL BRITISH CEMETERY lies at the end of a track running north from the road to Bray and Ecoivres (C.1).

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of Iku Kumagawa– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Japanese Canadian War Memorial– Japanese Canadian War Memorial, Stanley Park, Vancouver, British Columbia.   Inscribed on a nearby plaque:   World War I Japanese Canadian War Memorial.  This monument is in lasting memory of the 190 who answered the call of duty for Canada and to the 54 who laid down their lives in defence of freedom in the Great War.  Their names are engraved on the monument erected, April 2, 1920.  A re-lighting of the Memorial to Canadian soldiers of Japanese Ancestry in World War I took place on August 2, 1985.
  • Detailed view of the Japanese Canadian War Memorial, British Columbia.
  • Inscription– Detail of the World War One names listed on the Japanese Canadian War Memorial, British Columbia.
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Daily Colonist of January 23, 1917. Image taken from web address of http://archive.org/stream/dailycolonist59y37uvic#page/n0/mode/1up

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