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Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Gavin Hunter Wilson

In memory of:

Driver Gavin Hunter Wilson

December 11, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

311969

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Field Artillery

Division:

3rd Div. Ammunition Col.

Additional Information


Born:

April 8, 1885

Commemorated on Page 183 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

LOUEZ MILITARY CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

I. H. 13.

Location:

LOUEZ MILITARY CEMETERY is 4 kilometres north-west of Arras and 1 kilometre north of the main road from Arras to St Pol.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Inscription– This is the inscription on the Aberfoyle War Memorial.  The 1901 Scottish Census shows the Wilson family living in Aberfoyle.  His father's name was Archibald and mother's was Christina. Two brothers, Archibald and John also served in the Canadian Army and are commemorated on the memorial as well.  Gavin enlisted on 18/1/1916 at Winnipeg.  His occupation was a farmer.
  • Memorial– This is a general view of the Aberfoyle War Memorial, Perthshire on which Gavin Wilson's name is commemorated.

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