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Andrew Surtees

In memory of:

Sergeant Andrew Surtees

May 3, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

435662

Age:

27

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Machine Gun Corps

Division:

6th Div.

Additional Information


Born:

March 4, 1890
Chollerton, Northumberland, England

Enlistment:

August 30, 1915
Calgary, Alberta

Son of Thomas and Isabella Surtees, of Colwell, Barrasford, Northumberland, England. Pte Surtees was a well known member of the Trinity Church and an ardent football player before he left to uphold the honour of the old flag. He had previous service with the Northumberland Fusiliers.

Commemorated on Page 335 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

ORCHARD DUMP CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

III. A. 22.

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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  • Newspaper Clipping– From the Calgary Herald. Submitted of the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Grave Marker– A photograph of the headstone at the Orchard Dump Cemetery. May he rest in peace.(J.Stephens)
  • Orchard Dump Cemetery– Orchard Dump Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France (J.Stephens)

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