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Lorne Dewart

In memory of:

Private Lorne Dewart

October 21, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

144766

Age:

16

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Manitoba Regiment)

Division:

87th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

June 7, 1897

Son of John and Emma Dewart, of 39, Spadina Avenue, Ottawa.

Commemorated on Page 77 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

ADANAC MILITARY CEMETERY
Somme, France

Grave Reference:

I. D. 39.

Location:

Miraumont is a village about 14.5 kilometres north-north-east of Albert and the Cemetery is some 3 kilometres south of the village on the east side of the road to Courcelette (D107). The ADANAC MILITARY CEMETERY is signposted in the centre of Miraumont.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Circumstances of death registers– Source: Library and Archives Canada. CIRCUMSTANCES OF DEATH REGISTERS, FIRST WORLD WAR. Surnames: Deuel to Domoney. Microform Sequence 28; Volume Number 31829_B016737. Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 172. Page 151 of 1084. His grave was located 1 mile West of Le Sars, 4 ¾ miles West South West of Bapaume.  After the Armistice, his body was exhumed and re-interred in ADANAC MILITARY CEMETERY.
  • Grave marker– Grave marker - Adanac Military Cemetery … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Cemetery– Entrance - Adanac Military Cemetery … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Cemetery– Adanac Military Cemetery … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens

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