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Percy Gladstone Barr

In memory of:

Private Percy Gladstone Barr

December 20, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

706462

Age:

19

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (British Columbia Regiment)

Division:

29th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

May 19, 1897
Grimsby, Ontario

Enlistment:

January 3, 1916
Victoria, British Columbia

Son of George Henry and Rose Ann Barr, of Colwood, British Columbia.

Commemorated on Page 50 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

HERSIN COMMUNAL CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

I. D. 2.

Location:

Hersin is a village about 5 kilometres south of Bethune and about 2 kilometres west of the main road from Bethune to Arras. The HERSIN COMMUNAL CEMETERY and Extension lies to the north-east of the village.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper clipping– From the Daily Colonist of January 12, 1017. Image taken from web address of http://archive.org/stream/dailycolonist59y28uvic#page/n0/mode/1up
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Daily Colonist of January 14, 1917. Image taken from web address of http://archive.org/stream/dailycolonist59y30uvic#page/n0/mode/1up
  • Grimsby Ontario War Memorial

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