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James Burchell

In memory of:

Driver James Burchell

August 21, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

248608

Age:

27

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Field Artillery

Division:

8th Bde.

Additional Information


Born:

January 2, 1891

Son of George and Elizabeth Burchell, of Burchell St., Sydney Mines, Nova Scotia.

Commemorated on Page 377 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

I. E. 9.

Location:

Rosieres is a village about 32 kilometres east of Amiens and 7.5 kilometres south of the main road from Amiens to St Quentin. From Peronne take the N17 towards Roye. Travel for approximately 7 kilometres to Villers Carlonne then turn right towards Amiens on the N29. Travel for 13 kilometres then turn left on the D329 towards Rosieres, then take the D28 towards Caix. Follow the signs for the communal cemetery which is situated on the northern side of the village.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Circumstances of Death Registers– Source: Library and Archives Canada.  CIRCUMSTANCES OF DEATH REGISTERS, FIRST WORLD WAR Surnames:  Burbank to Bytheway. Microform Sequence 16; Volume Number 31829_B016725. Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 160.  Page 29 of 926.

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