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Harold George Purkiss

In memory of:

Private Harold George Purkiss

August 30, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

189512

Age:

19

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Western Ontario Regiment)

Division:

1st Bn.

Additional Information


Son of Alice C. Purkiss, of 16, Brook St., Hastings, England, and the late George Robert Purkiss. Native of London.

Commemorated on Page 488 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

UPTON WOOD CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

B. 2.

Location:

Hendecourt-les-Cagnicourt is a village in the Department of the Pas-de-Calais about 16 kilometres south-east of Arras and about 4 kilometres south of the Arras to Cambrai main road. Upton Wood is a small wood half-way between Hendecourt and Haucourt and UPTON WOOD CEMETERY is 110 metres south of the wood and about 2 kilometres north of the village.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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