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Alex Shields

In memory of:

Private Alex Shields

October 18, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

1042790

Age:

21

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Eastern Ontario Regiment)

Division:

38th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

March 1, 1896

Son of Austin and Mary Shields (nee Cole), of Renfrew, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 500 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

DUISANS BRITISH CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

VIII. B. 6.

Location:

Duisans and Etrun are villages in the Department of the Pas-de-Calais, about 9 kilometres west of Arras. The DUISANS BRITISH CEMETERY lies in Etrun but takes its name from the nearer village of Duisans. It is one kilometre north of Duisans on the D339 road off the Route nationale N39 (Arras-St Pol), in the angle of the Arras Habarcq road and a track leading to Haute-Avesnes.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Newspaper Clipping– From the Renfrew Mercury for 1 November 1918.

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