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Alfred James Reeves

In memory of:

Ship's Cook 1st Class Alfred James Reeves

October 30, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

VR/199

Force:

Navy

Unit:

Royal Naval Canadian Volunteer Reserve

Division:

H.M.C.S. "Galiano."

Additional Information


Commemorated on Page 490 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

VICTORIA MEMORIAL
British Columbia, Canada

Grave Reference:

N/A

Location:

On Vancouver Island in Ross Bay Cemetery, British Columbia, is the VICTORIA MEMORIAL. The cemetery holds 133 war graves and contains, in a separate plot, the Naval Memorial which consists simply of a square block of granite bearing the names of 39 officers and men who were lost or buried at sea in the Pacific Ocean. Of these, 36 were from the HMCS Galiano which went down on October 30, 1918. Behind the VICTORIA MEMORIAL stands a Cross of Sacrifice.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Photo of ALFRED JAMES REEVES– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • H.M.C.S. Galiano– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me

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