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Frederick Samuel Black

In memory of:

Driver Frederick Samuel Black

August 4, 1918

Military Service

Service Number:







Canadian Field Artillery


13th Bde.

Additional Information

Son of Samuel and Elizabeth Black, of 228, Dufferin St., Toronto.

Commemorated on Page 369 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information

Grave Reference:

II. D. S


The town of Longueau is situated on the south-eastern outskirts of Amiens and the LONGUEAU BRITISH CEMETERY is on the eastern side of the town.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of FREDERICK SAMUEL BLACK– In memory of the employees of the T. Eaton Company that went to war and did not come home.  Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping
  • Circumstances of Death Registers– Source: Library and Archives Canada.  CIRCUMSTANCES OF DEATH REGISTERS FIRST WORLD WAR Surnames: Birch to Blakstad. Mircoform Sequence 10; Volume Number 31829_B034746; Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 154 Page 339 of 734
  • Memorial Plaque– This bronze memorial was designed as a tribute to the men of the Eaton's company who died as a result of service in the First World War.   3,327 Eaton's staff enlisted in the war. It was unveiled in Toronto on November 15th, 1923 by Mrs. Timothy Eaton and on November 26th an identical memorial was unveiled in the Winnipeg store. The shield of the female figure bears the coats of arms of the provinces of Canada.  The Toronto memorial is located today in the Eaton Centre at Yonge & Dundas and is accompanied by a WWII memorial. Driver Frederick Samuel Black's name is included on the WWI Memorial Plaque.
  • Grave Marker– Picture of Longueau (FRANCE 80) cemetery - BLACK's grave

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