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Alexander Lobban Doner

In memory of:

Private Alexander Lobban Doner

November 6, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

441857

Age:

24

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Saskatchewan Regiment)

Division:

28th Bn.

Citation(s):

Military Medal, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Honours and Awards:

Military Medal

Additional Information


Born:

July 22, 1893
Toronto, Ontario

Enlistment:

February 21, 1915
Winnipeg, Manitoba

Son of William Francis and Isabella Lobban Doner of Winnipeg, Manitoba.

Commemorated on Page 229 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

POTIJZE CHATEAU GROUNDS CEMETERY
Belgium

Grave Reference:

L. C. 45.

Location:

The POTIJZE CHATEAU GROUNDS CEMETERY is located to the North East of the town of Ieper. From the station turn left and drive along M.Fochlaan to the roundabout, turn right and go to the next roundabout. Here turn left into M.Haiglaan and drive to the next roundabout. Here turn right into Oude Veurnestraat, this then changes into Diksmuidseweg and Brugseweg. Drive along this road and continue straight over the traffic lights to the end of the road. At the T junction turn left (still Brugseweg) and continue along this road (the N313) to the village of Sint Jan. At the crossroads in the village turn right onto the N345 (Potijzestraat), follow along to the next crossroads and turn left into Zonnebeekseweg. The POTIJZE CHATEAU GROUNDS CEMETERY is located on the left hand side by the cross roads.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper Clipping– In memory of the men and women memorialized on the pages of the Winnipeg Evening Tribune during World War One. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Circumstances of death registers– Source: Library and Archives Canada. CIRCUMSTANCES OF DEATH REGISTERS, FIRST WORLD WAR. Surnames: Don to Drzewiecki. Microform Sequence 29; Volume Number 31829_B016738. Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 173. Page 123 of 1076.
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