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Robert McKew

In memory of:

Private Robert McKew

April 11, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

4080278

Age:

22

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (British Columbia Regiment)

Additional Information


Born:

December 25, 1895

Son of William McKew, of Retarnet, Drumahee, Co. Armagh, Ireland, and Agnes McKew.

Commemorated on Page 460 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:

38. 34. 8.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Grave Marker– Grave of 4080278 Pvt. Robert McKew who served with the No.1 Depot of British Columbia C.E.F.  Born in the town of Reternet Drumahee Co. Ireland on Dec. 25th 1895.  Robert enlisted into the C.E.F. on March 11th 1918 he died one month later on April 11th 1918 at the age of 23.  He was laid to rest in the Mountain View cemetery of Vancouver BC.
  • Memorial Cross– Memorial cross in the cemetery where 4080278 Pvt. Robert McKew who served with the No.1 Depot of British Columbia C.E.F. was laid to rest in the Mountain View cemetery of Vancouver BC.
  • Cemetery– Cemetery view of the section where 4080278 Pvt. Robert McKew who served with the No.1 Depot of British Columbia C.E.F. was laid to rest in the Mountain View cemetery of Vancouver BC.
  • Grave Marker– Image supplied by Peter Hogg, Vancouver  for the Armagh Remembers Project. Robert was the son of William McKew of Retarnet, Drumahee, Co Armagh, Ireland, and the late Agnes McKew

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