Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Thomas Lawson

In memory of:

Private Thomas Lawson

September 28, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

187096

Force:

Army

Unit:

1st Canadian Mounted Rifles (Saskatchewan Regt.)

Additional Information


Born:

April 18, 1872

Commemorated on Page 117 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

REGINA TRENCH CEMETERY
Somme, France

Grave Reference:

III. C. IO.

Location:

Courcelette is a village about 8 kilometres north-east of Albert (next to the main road D929 Albert-Bapaume). The REGINA TRENCH CEMETERY lies about 1.5 kilometres north-west of the village. The REGINA TRENCH CEMETERY (signposted in the centre of Courcelette) is 1.5 kilometres down a single track lane (suitable for cars).

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Memorial– The Star-Phoenix Clock (5th Avenue N. & 24th Street in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan) was erected in 1920 in memory of the co-founder of one of Saskatoon’s daily papers who perished in World War I and is a tribute to him and other Canadians who made the ultimate sacrifice in the War. It is a protected heritage property established by W. Herman in memory of his partner, Thomas Lawson. The Star-Phoenix Clock is located at the intersection of 5th Avenue and 24th Street. Seth Thomas was the first who succeeded in designing and making tower clocks in different countries.

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