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Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Robert McNiven

In memory of:

Private Robert McNiven

December 2, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

760738

Age:

19

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)

Division:

121st Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

January 21, 1897

Son of John and Catherine McNiven, of Ladysmith, British Columbia.

Commemorated on Page 130 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

VANCOUVER (MOUNTAIN VIEW) CEMETERY
British Columbia, Canada

Grave Reference:

45. 5. 3.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of ROBERT MCNIVEN– From the Daily Colonist of April 1, 1917. Image taken from web address of http://archive.org/stream/dailycolonist59y96uvic#page/n0/mode/1up
  • Grave Marker– Gravemarker of 760738 Private Robert McNiven who served in the 121st Battn. C.E.F.
Born in Campbelltown Argyleshire Scotland on Jan. 21st 1897.  He enlisted into the C.E.F. at New Westminster BC on Jan. 6th 1916.  He listed his occupation as "Farmer"  Robert died in Vancouver BC on Dec. 2nd 1916 at the age of 19.  He was laid to rest in the Mountain View Cemetery of Vancouver BC.
  • Cross of Sacrifice– Memorial Cross in the section where 760738 Pvt. Robert McNiven is buried in the Mountain View Cemetery of Vancouver BC.
  • Cemetery– Cemetery view of the section where 760738 Pvt. Robert McNiven is buried in the Mountain View Cemetery of Vancouver BC.

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