Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Frederick Pole Daw

In memory of:

Captain Frederick Pole Daw

October 18, 1916

Military Service


Age:

20

Force:

Army

Unit:

Worcestershire Regiment

Division:

4th Bn.

Additional Information


Son of Samuel and Jessie Daw, of Hamilton, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 570 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

BANCOURT BRITISH CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

IX. L. 18.

Location:

Bancourt is a village which lies approximately 4 kilometres due east of Bapaume on the north side of the D7, Bapaume to Bertincourt road. BANCOURT BRITISH CEMETERY is situated east of Bancourt village, 300 metres off the D7 on the north side. The CWGC direction signs on the D7 indicate the best approach to the cemetery.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Grave Marker– Photo courtesy of
Wilf Schofield, England
  • Epitaph– Marker inscription
  • Newspaper Clipping
  • Memorial– 1070 Captain Frederick Pole Daw (RMC 1914-15) was the son of Major (Rev.) Samuel, chaplain of the 120th Battalion and Jessie Daw, of Hamilton, Ontario. He studied at the Royal Military College of Canada. Gentleman Cadet Daw, from RMC was to be Second Lieutenant 22 January 1915 (London Gazette January 1915). He had served at Gallipoli and in Egypt and was later sent to France. He served with the Worcestershire Regiment Division: 4th Bn. His brother, Lieutenant Herbert Daw was killed several months before Frederick was Killed In Action on October 18, 1916. His grave is in IX. L. 18 in the Bancourt British Cemetery in Pas de Calais, France. He is commemorated on the Memorial Arch at the Royal Military College of Canada and on page 570 of the First World War Book of Remembrance.
  • Memorial Stained Glass– 1070 Captain Frederick Pole Daw (RMC 1914-15) was the son of Major (Rev.) Samuel, chaplain of the 120th Battalion and Jessie Daw, of Hamilton, Ontario. He studied at the Royal Military College of Canada. Gentleman Cadet Daw, from RMC was to be Second Lieutenant 22 January 1915 (London Gazette January 1915). He had served at Gallipoli and in Egypt and was later sent to France. He served with the Worcestershire Regiment Division: 4th Bn. His brother, Lieutenant Herbert Daw was killed several months before Frederick was Killed In Action on October 18, 1916. His grave is in IX. L. 18 in the Bancourt British Cemetery in Pas de Calais, France. He is commemorated on the Memorial Arch at the Royal Military College of Canada and on page 570 of the First World War Book of Remembrance.
  • Memorial Doll– Ex-cadets are named on the Memorial Arch at the Royal Military College of Canada in Kingston, Ontario and in memorial stained glass windows to fallen comrades.
  • Memorial Stained Glass– Royal Military College of Canada memorial stained glass window
  • Memorial Arch– Royal Military College of Canada
  • Memorial– Royal Military College of Canada Memorial Arch, honour roll
  • Memorial Stairs– Royal Military College, Kingston, Ontario
  • Memorial Stained Glass– 1070 Frederick Pole Daw (RMC) Memorial Window
  • Memorial– 1070 Frederick Pole Daw (RMC) Memorial
  • Biography– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me

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