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Emil Draward

In memory of:

Private Emil Draward

September 20, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

475065

Age:

20

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Machine Gun Corps

Division:

1st Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

June 24, 1896

Commemorated on Page 80 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

II. B. 1.

Location:

Courcelette is a village some 10 kilometres north-east of the town of Albert, just off the D929 road to Bapaume. The Courcelette British Cemetery is approximately 1 kilometre west of the village on the south side of a track, suitable for cars, from the secondary road from Courcelette to Pozieres. The route is signposted in the village.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

  • 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 883 of 1076. His grave was located 50 yards from Pozieres-Courcelette Sunken Road, 50 yards from the outskirts of the village and near the Orchard South West of the village. After the Armistice his body was exhumed and buried in COURCELETTE BRITISH CEMETERY.

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