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Harry Rees-Thomas

In memory of:

Corporal Harry Rees-Thomas

June 4, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

2135

Age:

46

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Engineers

Additional Information


Son of the late Mr. Rees-Thomas, of Merthyr Tydfil, Wales; husband of Laura Rees-Thomas, of 222 45th Avenue East, Vancouver.

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:

VANCOUVER (MOUNTAIN VIEW) CEMETERY
British Columbia, Canada

Grave Reference:

38. 34. 14.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper clipping– From the Daily Colonist of June 5, 1918. Image taken from web address of https://archive.org/details/dailycolonist60y154uvic/mode/1up?view=theater
  • Grave Marker– Grave of 2135 Corp. Harry Rees-Thomas who served with the Canadian Engneers C.E.F. Born in the town of Merthyr Tydfil of Wales on Feb. 20th 1872. Husband of Laura Rees-Thomas of East Vancouver BC. Harry enlisted into the C.E.F. at Vancouver BC on Oct. 5th 1914 listing his occupation as "Miner & Logger"  Harry died June 4th 1918 at the age of 46. He was laid to rest in the Mountain View cemetery of Vancouver BC.
  • Memorial Cross– Memorial cross in the cemetery where 2135 Corp. Harry Rees-Thomas who served with the Canadian Engneers C.E.F. was laid to rest in the Mountain View cemetery of Vancouver BC.
  • Cemetery– Cemetery view of the section where 2135 Corp. Harry Rees-Thomas 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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