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Robert Hamilton Sherlock

In memory of:

Private Robert Hamilton Sherlock

October 15, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

2688422

Age:

26

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Army Service Corps

Additional Information


Born:

January 3, 1892
Lethbridge, Alberta

Enlistment:

June 21, 1918
Petawawa, Ontario

Son of Robert Edward and Christabelle Sherlock of Lethbridge, Alberta.

Brother of Clarence Edward Sherlock who died on August 19, 1918 while serving with the Royal Air Force.

Commemorated on Page 499 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

FORT MASSEY CEMETERY (HALIFAX)
Nova Scotia, Canada

Grave Reference:

S. E. G. 29.

Location:

Fort Massey Cemetery is located at the junction of Queen and South Streets in Halifax, Nova Scotia. It is bounded to the west by Holy Cross Cemetery. The Fort Massey Cemetery was established c. 1778, in conjunction with Fort Massey, to serve as a burial place for the garrison of the Fort. Today it contains the remains of those who served in Canada's military as well as the remains soldiers dating back to the British occupation of Halifax. In some cases relatives of military personnel and certain civilians, who had involvement with the military, were also interred there. Fort Massey Cemetery is significant for it's long history of providing a resting place for military dead.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Press Clipping– From the "McGill Honour Roll, 1914-1918".  McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, 1926.
  • Family Memorial– This is a photo of the Family headstone at Mountain View Cemetery in Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada

Inscription reads:

ROBERT E. SHERLOCK 1854-1913
CHRISTABELLE SHERLOCK 1866-1933
WILFRID SHERLOCK 1898-1899
ARTHUR H. FREEMAN 1852-1892
DIED ON ACTIVE SERVICE
ROBERT H. SHERLOCK 1892-1918
CLARENCE E. SHERLOCK 1895-1918
  • Memorial– Cross of Sacrifice at Fort Massey Cemetery, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.
Image taken 26 December 2015 by Tom Tulloch.
  • Grave Marker– Grave marker for Robert Hamilton Sherlock at Fort Massey Cemetery, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.
Image taken 26 December 2015 by Tom Tulloch.

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