Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Alexander Marshall Connell

In memory of:

Private Alexander Marshall Connell

September 1, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

157555

Age:

23

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Eastern Ontario Regiment)

Division:

38th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

August 18, 1895
Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland

Son of Alexander Marshall Connell and Mary Henderson Connell, of Toronto, Canada. Enlisted in October, 1915.

Commemorated on Page 388 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

WANCOURT BRITISH CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

VIII. D. 1.

Location:

Wancourt is a village about 8 kilometres south-east of Arras. It is 2 kilometres south of the main road from Arras to Cambrai. The WANCOURT BRITISH CEMETERY is a short distance south-east of the village just off the D 35 road.

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:  CLEAL TO CONNOLLY.  Microform Sequence 21; Volume Number 31829_B016730. Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 165.  Page 1289 of 1384.
  • Memorial– Pte. Alexander Marshall Connell's name was included on The Collingwood Shipbuilding Company Ltd. 1914 - 1918 Roll of Honour. This company was located in Collingwood, Ontario. 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 Rolls of Honour for various prominent Canadian businesses.

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