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Allan Franklin Davis

In memory of:

Private Allan Franklin Davis

March 9, 1944

Military Service


Service Number:

B/130719

Force:

Army

Unit:

48th Highlanders of Canada

Additional Information


Commemorated on Page 287 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

4. F. 12.

Location:

The Dely Ibrahim War Cemetery lies on the slope of a hill about 500 metres before of the village of Dely Ibrahim. The village is located in hilly country about 10 kilometres south-west of Algiers on the road to Blida. Please note: It is regretted that it is not possible to keep a copy of the register in this cemetery. Assistance may be obtained from staff when they are present.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

  • Badge– In memory of the members of the 48th Highlanders of Canada who went to war and did not come home. Submitted on behalf of the 48th Highlanders Museum, 73 Simcoe St. Toronto, ON
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Star November 1943. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Star March 1944. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Gravemarker
  • Dely Ibrahim War Cemetery
  • Canadian Embassy delegation– On November 11th, 2002 a Canadian Embassy delegation attended the Remembrance Day ceremony at the Dely Ibrahim Cemetery in Algiers, Algeria.  Officials of Commonwealth country embassies with representation in Algiers, as well as the American Embassy, laid wreaths at the cenotaph at the cemetery.  The ceremony was 
organised by the British Embassy.  At the end of the ceremony, the German Ambassador invited all participants to join him in a short solemn ceremony and wreath laying at the German cenotaph, adjacent to the Commonwealth cemetery.
  • Newspaper clipping– In memory of the members of the 48th Highlanders of Canada who went to war and did not come home. Submitted on behalf of the 48th Highlanders Museum, 73 Simcoe St. Toronto, ON M5J 1W9 Submitted for the project Operation: Picture Me.

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