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Gordon William Dewar

In memory of:

Sergeant Gordon William Dewar

August 8, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

414508

Age:

31

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Machine Gun Corps

Division:

4th Bn.

Additional Information


Son of James and Annie Reardon Dewar, husband of Nellie Rufena Mumford Dewar, of 25, Denny St., Dorchester, Mass., U.S.A.

Commemorated on Page 397 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. C. 17.

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: Deuel to Domoney. Microform Sequence 28; Volume Number 31829_B016737. Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 172. Page 127 of 1084. Buried in Fresnoy British Cemetery, 4 ¾ miles East of Moreuil. After the Armistice, his body was exhumed and buried in CAIX BRITISH CEMETERY.

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