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Daniel Burchell

In memory of:

Lance Corporal Daniel Burchell

August 8, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

132240

Age:

33

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Quebec Regiment)

Division:

42nd Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

March 10, 1885

Husband of Agnes Stewart (formerly Burchell), of 251, 4th Avenue, Maisonneuve, Montreal.

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

Burial Information


Cemetery:

CAIX BRITISH CEMETERY
Somme, France

Grave Reference:

II. H. 13.

Location:

The village of Caix is situated about 28 kilometres south-east of Amiens, midway between the N29, Amiens to St. Quentin road, and the D934, Amiens to Roye road. The CAIX BRITISH CEMETERY is south of the village. From the centre of the village on the main road, D28, in the direction of Beaucourt en Santerre, turn left at the D41 in the direction of Le Quesnel. About 200 metres along this road is the local communal cemetery and the first CWGC signpost will be found. Turn left just before the local cemetery and follow the side road where the CAIX BRITISH CEMETERY will be found on the right.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of Daniel Burchell– Photo taken from "A Short History and Photographic Record of the 73rd Battalion, Canadian Expeditionary Force, Royal Highlanders of Canada" Page 42.  'D' Company.  No. 16 Platoon.
  • Attestation Paper (page 1)– Attestation Paper 
Source Library and Archives Canada Soldiers of the First World War.
  • Attestation Paper (page 2)– Attestation Paper 
Source Library and Archives Canada Soldiers of the First World War.
  • 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 25 of 926.
  • Roll of Honour– Source:  The Standard / Canada's Aid to the Allies and Peace Memorial.  Edited by Frederick Yorston. Published by the Montreal Standard Publishing Co., Ltd., Montreal.  This large Souvenir Edition magazine included the Rolls of Honour for various prominent Canadian businesses.
  • Roll of Honour– Detail:  Roll of Honour, Montreal employees, The Ogilvie Flour Mills Company Ltd.

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