Canadian Virtual War Memorial

George Dunbar Acton

In memory of:

Corporal George Dunbar Acton

August 15, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

7826

Age:

23

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Eastern Ontario Regiment)

Division:

2nd Bn.

Additional Information


Son of George and Louisa Acton, of 32, James St. East Brockville, Ontario. Native of Liverpool, England.

Commemorated on the Brockville Collegiate Institute and Vocational School Roll of Honour.

Commemorated on Page 189 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

IV. E. 9.

Location:

Bully is approximately 20 kilometres north of Arras. From Arras, take the D937 towards Bethune. At Sains-en-Gohelle, turn right onto the D166E towards Bully. At the first (Casimir Beugret) roundabout, turn right into the Rue Ferdinand Marche. The Cemetery (known locally as the 'Cimetiere de Bully-les-Mines') is 200 metres down this road on the right. The Commonwealth war graves plot is reached via 'Allee 8'.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Newspaper Clipping– Corporal George Dunbar Acton is mentioned in this article regarding Brockville Ontario casualties at the 2nd Battle of Ypres.
  • Newspaper Clipping– Newspaper cutting from the Bishop's Castle & Clun Advertiser,
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