Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Frank Tomkinson

In memory of:

Lance Corporal Frank Tomkinson

September 2, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

715755

Age:

21

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Manitoba Regiment)

Division:

87th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

February 21, 1897

Son of Samuel and Katherine Tomkinson, of Pictou Landing, Nova Scotia. Brother of James, Samuel and Jack and Pte Harry Alexander Tomkinson, K/97911, who died on June 4, 1945 while serving with the Canadian Provost Corps.

Commemorated on Page 513 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

DURY MILL BRITISH CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

II. D. 9.

Location:

Dury is a village in the Department of the Pas-de-Calais, 1 kilometre north of the straight main road from Arras to Cambrai (D939). Approximately 16 kilometres from Arras travelling towards Cambrai on the D939 is the Canadian Forces Memorial at Dury. 300 metres after the Memorial the Cemetery is signposted to the left towards Dury village. 200 metres from the D939 the cemetery is signposted to the left. It is located in open fields, and is approached along an unsurfaced track about 500 metres long.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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