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Chotoro Hamaguchi

In memory of:

Private Chotoro Hamaguchi

April 10, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

697035

Age:

37

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Alberta Regiment)

Division:

50th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

April 25, 1879
Shima District, Mie, Japan

Enlistment:

August 13, 1916
Calgary, Alberta

Son of Kishuyi Hamaguchi of Shimi Mie, Japan.

Commemorated on Page 250 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

CANADIAN CEMETERY No. 2
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

3.C.3.

Location:

The CANADIAN CEMETERY No. 2 is about 2.5 kilometres north of the village of Neuville-St. Vaast. The village is about 6 kilometres north of Arras and 1 kilometre east of the main road from Arras to Bethune. The cemetery is on a spur road turning left from the road to Givenchy-en-Gohelle, about 1 kilometre south of the Canadian Memorial at Vimy.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of CHOTORO HAMAGUCHI– Photo circa 1914, courtesy of the Nikkei National Museum.
Number: 1992.23.1.2.8.a-b
  • Attestation Papers
  • Attestation Papers
  • Japanese Canadian War Memorial– Japanese Canadian War Memorial, Stanley Park, Vancouver, British Columbia.   Inscribed on a nearby plaque:   World War I Japanese Canadian War Memorial.  This monument is in lasting memory of the 190 who answered the call of duty for Canada and to the 54 who laid down their lives in defence of freedom in the Great War.  Their names are engraved on the monument erected, April 2, 1920.  A re-lighting of the Memorial to Canadian soldiers of Japanese Ancestry in World War I took place on August 2, 1985.
  • Detailed view of the Japanese Canadian War Memorial, British Columbia.
  • Inscription– Detail of the World War One names listed on the Japanese Canadian War Memorial, British Columbia.
  • Grave Marker– The grave marker at the Canadian Cemetery No. 2 is located by the grounds of Canada's Vimy Memorial. The cemetery is about 6 kilometres north of Arras, France. May he rest in peace. (John & Anne Stephens 2013)
  • Canadian Cemetery No 2– Canadian Cemetery No. 2 - The Canadian Cemetery No. 2 is located on Vimy Ridge and is attached to the grounds of Canada's Vimy Memorial. The cemetery is about 6 kilometres north of Arras, France.(John & Anne Stephens 2013)

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