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Frederick William Eakin

In memory of:

Company Sergeant Major Frederick William Eakin

July 26, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

71255

Age:

26

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Manitoba Regiment)

Division:

27th Bn.

Citation(s):

Military Medal, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Honours and Awards:

Military Medal

Additional Information


Born:

July 24, 1891
Belfast, Ireland

Enlistment:

October 25, 1914
Winnipeg, Manitoba

Son of Eleanor Eakin of Belfast, Ireland.

Commemorated on Page 232 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

II. D. 16.

Location:

Sains-en-Gohelle is a mining village 20 kilometres north of Arras on the road to Bethune. Fosse No.10 is a pithead and group of miners' houses south of the village.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

  • Photo of FREDERICK WILLIAM EAKIN– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me

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