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Kennet Stairs

In memory of:

Lieutenant Kennet Stairs

September 30, 1918

Military Service


Age:

29

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Field Artillery

Division:

60th Bty. 14th Bde.

Additional Information


Son of Edward and Isabella Stairs, of Halifax, Nova Scotia.

Commemorated on Page 505 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:

I. C. 2.

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

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  • Photo of KENNET STAIRS– For the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Entrance
  • Cemetery
  • Grave marker
  • Memorial– Fort Massey Church, Halifax

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