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Alfred Wheeler Armstrong

In memory of:

Private Alfred Wheeler Armstrong

September 27, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

246153

Age:

20

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Eastern Ontario Regiment)

Division:

2nd Bn.

Additional Information


Son of William H. and Margaret Armstrong, of Billing's Bridge, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 360 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:

II. A. 14.

Location:

Sains-les-Marquion is a village and it lies approximately 2 kilometres south of Marquion, which lies on the main straight road from Arras to Cambrai. The Ontario Cemetery lies to the south of the village. The cemetery was made after the capture of Sains-les-Marquion by the Canadian Division on September 27, 1918. The Cemetery was enlarged after the Armistice and now covers an area of 949 square metres. It is enclosed by a rubble wall.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

  • Photo of Alfred Wheeler Armstrong– War time photo of Alfred Wheeler Armstrong, from Ottawa newspaper story, about his death.
  • Press Clipping– 1918 story from Ottawa newpaper, reporting the death of Private Alfred Wheeler Armstrong.
  • Document– Lisgar Collegiate Institute yearbook 1919.
  • Honour Roll– Lisgar Collegiate Institute honour roll
  • Grave Marker– Grave marker - Ontario Cemetery, Sains-les-Marquion … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens

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