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Oscar George Sowden

In memory of:

Private Oscar George Sowden

April 24, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

805329

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Manitoba Regiment)

Division:

87th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

July 19, 1897

Commemorated on Page 330 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

ST. VENANT COMMUNAL CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

A. 48.

Location:

St. Venant is a small town about in the Department of the Pas-de-Calais, 15 kilometres north-west of Bethune. The town is on the south bank of the River Lys. The ST. VENANT COMMUNAL CEMETERY is 1 kilometre east of the town. Leave the church and head east crossing the main road at the base of the bridge over the river. After 500 metres the car park for the ST. VENANT COMMUNAL CEMETERY is found on the left hand side. The Commonwealth burials are in two plots one each side of the entrance.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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