Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Mark Delaney

In memory of:

Private Mark Delaney

August 9, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

2000038

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Saskatchewan Regiment)

Division:

28th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

May 10, 1898

Commemorated on Page 396 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

CAIX BRITISH CEMETERY
Somme, France

Grave Reference:

I. A. 6.

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.

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  • Circumstances of death registers– Source: Library and Archives Canada. CIRCUMSTANCES OF DEATH REGISTERS, FIRST WORLD WAR. Surnames: Davy to Detro. Microform Sequence 27; Volume Number 31829_B016736. Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 171. Page 501 of 1036. Private Delaney was originally buried in Caix British Cmetery, 8 ¼ miles North East of Moreuil. After the Armistice, the bodies of all of the soldiers buried in this cemetery (91 soldiers from Canada and 19 soldiers and airmen from the United Kingdom who fell in August, 1918), were exhumed and reburied in what was called at the time, Caix New British Cemetery.

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