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Peter Drake

In memory of:

Private Peter Drake

October 10, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

886397

Age:

30

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Saskatchewan Regiment)

Division:

28th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

June 29, 1888
Dunn Township, Ontario

Son of Peter Montrose Drake and Elizabeth Ann Drake.

Commemorated on Page 400 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

NIAGARA CEMETERY, IWUY
Nord, France

Grave Reference:

E. 8.

Location:

Iwuy is a village approximately 8 kilometres north-east of Cambrai and NIAGARA CEMETERY, IWUY, is 1 kilometre south-east of the village.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Grave Marker– Private Peter L. Drake, Canadian Infantry, Saskatchewan Division, 28th Battalion 

October 10, 1918
Battle of Iuwy
Niagra Cemetery
Iuwy, France
  • Photo of Peter Drake– Peter L. Drake, Private, Company "C", Lewis Field Gunner, 28th Battalion, Saskatchewan Regiment, 2nd Division, (b. June 29, 1888, Dunn Township, Haldimand County, Ontario, Canada d. October 10, 1918, burial Niagara Cemetary, Nord, France, near the Village of Iwuy) Son of Elizabeth Ann Cowell and Peter Montrose Drake, Dunn Township, Haldimand County, Ontario, Canada. "Beloved Son, Brother and Friend"
  • Circumstances of death registers– Source: Library and Archives Canada. CIRCUMSTANCES OF DEATH REGISTERS, FIRST WORLD WAR. Surnames: Don to Drzewiecki. Microform Sequence 29; Volume Number 31829_B016738. Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 173. Page 845 of 1076.
  • Medal– Peter L. Drake's World War I Canadian Infantry Medal "He Died for Freedom and Honor"
  • Gravemarker– Gravestone of Peter L. Drake, Niagara Cemetary (E-8) Nord, France (near the Village of Iwuy).

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