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Samuel Edwin Aiken

In memory of:

Sapper Samuel Edwin Aiken

September 30, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

2710671

Age:

36

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Engineers

Additional Information


Born:

June 21, 1882
Collins Bay, Ontario

Enlistment:

July 30, 1918
Vancouver, British Columbia

Husband of Herma Isabelle Aiken, of Vancouver, British Columbia.

Commemorated on Page 357 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

VANCOUVER (MOUNTAIN VIEW) CEMETERY
British Columbia, Canada

Grave Reference:

34. 38. 10.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Grave Marker– Grave of 2710671 Sapper Samuel Edwin Aiken who served with the Canadian Engneers C.E.F.  Born in Collins Bay Ontario on June 21st 1882.  Husband of Herma I. Aiken of West Vancouver BC.
Samuel enlisted into the C.E.F. at Vancouver BC on July 30th 1918 listing prior military service of 1 year with the Queens Own Rifles of Canada 1901-02
and one year with the Canadian Mounted Rifles 1902. He listed his occupation as "Railway Brakeman"  Samuel died on Sept. 30th 1918 at the age of 36 of the Spanish Flu during the great panademic of 1918-19.  He was laid to rest in the Mountain View Cemetery of Vancouver BC.
  • Cross of Sacrifice– Memorial cross in the cemetery where 2710671 Sapper Samuel Edwin Aiken who served with the Canadian Engneers C.E.F. was laid to rest in the Mountain View Cemetery of Vancouver BC.
  • Vancouver (Mountain View) Cemetery– Cemetery view of the section where 2710671 Sapper Samuel Edwin Aiken who served with the Canadian Engneers C.E.F. was laid to rest in the Mountain View Cemetery of Vancouver BC.

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