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Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Peter Linklater

In memory of:

Private Peter Linklater

October 1, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

625351

Age:

23

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Light Trench Mortar Battery

Additional Information


Born:

April 14, 1895
Edmonton, Alberta

Enlistment:

April 10, 1916
Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta

Son of Peter and Elizabeth Linklater, of Cork Post Office, Alberta.

Commemorated on Page 450 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

SAINS-LES-MARQUION BRITISH CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

II. A. 11.

Location:

Sains-les-Marquion is a village about 12 kilometres north-west of Cambrai and 2 kilometres south of the D939, Arras to Cambrai road. SAINS-LES-MARQUION BRITISH CEMETERY lies at the junction of the D15 and D16 roads, about 1.5 kilometres from the centre of the village.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

Send us your images
  • Photo of Peter Linklater– Private Peter LinklaterCanadian Light Trench Mortar Battery625351
  • Postcard– Postcard sent to his mother, my great grandmother.
  • Message inside the Postcard– This was inside the cross stitch postcard (sent by Peter Linklater)
  • Note on back of card– Note on back of card, inside the cross stitch postcard (sent by Peter Linklater)
  • Back of cross stitch postcard– Back of cross stitch postcard (sent by Peter Linklater)
  • Back of cross stitch postcard 2– Back of cross stitch postcard (sent by Peter Linklater). 2nd image
  • Memorial (Silver) Cross– Memorial (Silver) Cross (photo 1 of 3)
  • Memorial Cross (front)– Memorial (Silver) Cross, close-up of front (photo 2 of 3)
  • Memorial Cross (back)– Memorial (Silver) Cross, close-up of back (photo 3 of 3)
  • Pin– Pin that was found in the case with the Memorial (Silver) Cross
  • Memorial Plaque– Memorial Plaque with case
  • Memorial Plaque– Memorial Plaque - close up view of inscription
  • Letter– letter to his mother
  • Letter– letter to his mother
  • Photo of Peter Linklater
  • Card– Photo of where he was trained in   Sarcee, Alberta.

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