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Robert Arthur Etchells

In memory of:

Private Robert Arthur Etchells

May 5, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

645556

Age:

37

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (British Columbia Regiment)

Division:

29th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

January 18, 1880

Son of Mr. and Mrs. James Etchells; husband of Flossy M. Pattinson (formerly Etchells), of South Vancouver, British Columbia.

Commemorated on Page 235 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

ORCHARD DUMP CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

VII. J. 21.

Location:

Orchard Dump Cemetery is in the village of Arleux-en-Gohelle, on the main road (D919) from Arras to Henin-Lietard. The cemetery lies on the left side of this road approximately 1 kilometre from the village of Bailleul-Sire-Berthoult.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Grave Marker– A photograph of the headstone at the Orchard Dump Cemetery. May he rest in peace.(J.Stephens)
  • Epitaph– Epitaph: "In sunny France our loved one sleeps - far far from those he loved so well"
  • Orchard Dump Cemetery– Orchard Dump Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France (J.Stephens)

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