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Melvin Pierce

In memory of:

Private Melvin Pierce

August 9, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

1030600

Age:

22

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (British Columbia Regiment)

Division:

72nd Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

February 2, 1896

Son of Charles and Amanda Pierce, of St. Stephen, New Brunswick.

Commemorated on Page 485 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:

III. H. 6.

Location:

Hangard is a village in the Department of the Somme, 5 kilometres south of Villers-Bretonneux, in the valley of the Luce. HANGARD COMMUNAL CEMETERY is a little east of the village on the north side of the road to Demuin and the EXTENSION is on the west side of the Communal Cemetery.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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