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Arthur Shurmer

In memory of:

Private Arthur Shurmer

September 27, 1918

Military Service

Service Number:







Canadian Infantry (Western Ontario Regiment)


"D" Coy. 1st Bn.

Additional Information


March 10, 1897

Son of William and Clara Shurmer, of 17, Jerome St., Toronto.

Commemorated on Page 500 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information

Grave Reference:

I. A. 12.


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

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  • Photo of Arthur Shurmer– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping 2
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  • Newspaper Clipping 3
  • Circumstances of death registers– Private Arthur Shurmer
  • Entrance
  • Cemetery
  • Grave marker

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