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Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Frank Joseph Kay

In memory of:

Rifleman Frank Joseph Kay

December 28, 1918

Military Service

Service Number:





Canadian Infantry (Nova Scotia Regiment)


259th Bn.

Additional Information

Son of Mrs. Elizabeth Desmond, of Ingersoll, Ontario. Buried at sea (on the R.M.S. Teesta).

Commemorated on Page 439 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Russian Federation

Grave Reference:

Buried at sea


The memorial is located in the Churkin Russian Naval Cemetery. The cemetery is located in Vladivostok, which is on the Churkin peninsula. The Canadian Government erected the Vladivostok Memorial, a central monument within the British plot.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Cenotaph– Canadian Armed Forces photograph taken in 1996 of the headstone in the Vladivostok Cemetery that commemorates the Allied casualties of the Siberian Expeditionary Force who are buried in Siberia.   Frank Joseph Kay is listed with the other two Canadians at the bottom.

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