Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Roy Shorts

In memory of:

Lance Serjeant Roy Shorts

July 3, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

412922

Age:

22

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Machine Gun Corps

Division:

5th Coy.

Additional Information


Born:

May 4, 1895

Son of Charles D. and Sarah Ann Shorts, of Newburgh, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 325 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

III. B. 15.

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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