Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Alfred Gyde Heaven

In memory of:

Corporal Alfred Gyde Heaven

April 21, 1917

Shrewsbury, United Kingdom

Military Service


Service Number:

703871

Age:

20

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)

Division:

102nd Bn.

Citation(s):

British War Medal, Victory Medal

Honours and Awards:

Military Medal

Additional Information


Born:

April 1, 1897
Oakville, Ontario

Enlistment:

January 26, 1916
Grand Forks, British Columbia

Son of Claude C. and Ellen F. Heaven, of Grand Forks, British Columbia. Brother of Reg, Herb and Pat.

Commemorated on Page 254 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

SHREWSBURY GENERAL CEMETERY
Shropshire, United Kingdom

Grave Reference:

192. 5. E.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Paying respects– Philip Morris is seen here paying respects to a soldier buried in a cemetery long way from home. On the  100th Anniversary of his death, his grave was cleaned and restored fitting of an hero who lost his life so young. 
GOD BLESS
  • Dedication ceremony– 2014
  • Dedication ceremony– 2014
  • Grave marker
  • Grave Marker– up todate photograph of grave 31/07/2010
  • Newspaper Clipping– Newspaper article Shropshire Star 10 September 2010
  • Grave Marker– On September 22, 2012, a memorial service of Remembrance will take place for Cpl. Alfred Gyde Heaven MM., at Shrewsbury General cemetery, Shropshire, England.

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