Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Henry Croahelm Tobias

In memory of:

Private Henry Croahelm Tobias

September 27, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

401080

Age:

36

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Eastern Ontario Regiment)

Division:

2nd Bn.

Additional Information


Son of Elizabeth Tobias, of 10, Rhoda Villas, The Burrow, Sutton, Dublin, Ireland, and the late Matthew Tobias (solicitor).

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

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

II. A. 8.

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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  • Medals– Photo of Henry Tobias' grave, provided at family's request - for most, this is as close as they would ever get to their loved one's gravesite. 

Death Plaque, Memorial Cross, British War Medal, and Victory Medal to Henry Tobias  -killed on the first day of the third great Canadian assault of the Final Hundred Days - the crossing of the Canal Du Nord and the breaking of the Hindenburg Line before Cambrai.
  • Grave Marker– Grave marker - Ontario Cemetery, Sains-les-Marquion … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens

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