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George Arthur Towson

In memory of:

Private George Arthur Towson

April 9, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

160506

Age:

21

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Alberta Regiment)

Division:

10th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

August 8, 1895

Son of Walter Towson, of 2433. First St. East, Calgary, Alberta.

Commemorated on Page 340 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

BAILLEUL ROAD EAST CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

II. C. 3.

Location:

St. Laurent-Blangy is a village adjoining the north-east side of Arras. Leave St Laurent-Blangy on the D919 towards Bailleul-sire-Berthoult for about 2.5 kilometres. BAILLEUL ROAD EAST CEMETERY is about 2 kilometres north-east of the village on the south side (right) of the road.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper Clipping– From the Calgary Herald. Submitted of the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Grave Marker– Photo courtesy of Keith Boswell, England

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