Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Gilbert Franklin Cann

In memory of:

Lieutenant Gilbert Franklin Cann

January 16, 1918

Military Service


Age:

25

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Manitoba Regiment)

Division:

85th Bn.

Additional Information


Son of Jesse and May Cann, of Yarmouth, Nova Scotia; husband of Matilda Patten Cann, of South Ohio, Nova Scotia.

Commemorated on Page 380 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

ANZIN-ST AUBIN BRITISH CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

III. A. 7.

Location:

The village of Anzin-St Aubin is on the north-western outskirts of Arras and the ANZIN-ST AUBIN BRITISH CEMETERY is on the northern side of the village.

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:  Canavan to Caswell. Microform Sequence 18; Volume Number 31829_B016727. Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 162.  Page 25 of 1004.
  • Memorial Image– In memory of the officers of the 85th Overseas Battalion Nova Scotia Highlanders who gave their lives during World War 1.

Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Crest– In memory of the officers of the 85th Overseas Battalion Nova Scotia Highlanders who gave their lives during World War 1.

Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.

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