Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Frederick William Stokes

In memory of:

Private Frederick William Stokes

September 27, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

654708

Age:

42

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Western Ontario Regiment)

Division:

1st Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

May 31, 1875

Son of Mr. and Mrs. Sanford Stokes, of Goderich; husband of Agnes Stokes, of Goderich, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 507 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

I. A. 23.

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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  • Letter– VERY short but moving letter from my Great Grandfather to my Grandmother Mildred Stokes
  • Entrance
  • Cemetery
  • Grave Marker

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