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Alexander William Hain

In memory of:

Lance Corporal Alexander William Hain

October 8, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

453607

Age:

23

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)

Division:

58th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

October 21, 1892

Son of Alex and Mary Hain, of Toronto, Ontario. Brother of Private Norman Claude Hain who died on April 30, 1918 while serving with the Royal Army Medical Corps.

Commemorated on Page 97 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

ADANAC MILITARY CEMETERY
Somme, France

Grave Reference:

V. G. 12.

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

  • Photo of ALEXANDER WILLIAM HAIN– Photo from the National Memorial Album of Canadian Heroes c.1919. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Memorial– Photo from the National Memorial Album of Canadian Heroes c.1919. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Telegram October 1916. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Telegram November 1916. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping
  • Honour Roll– WWI Roll of Service includes names of all the members of the Victoria-Royce Presbyterian Church who served in the war.  55 men died as a result of their war service.
  • Commemorative Plaque– WWI Memorial Plaque located in the Victoria-Royce Presbyterian Church (est. 1885), 190 Medland St., Toronto, ON.
  • Commemorative Plaque– Humberside Collegiate Institute, Toronto, Ontario.

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