Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Frederick Nesbitt

In memory of:

Private Frederick Nesbitt

November 13, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

910908

Age:

22

Force:

Army

Unit:

1st Canadian Mounted Rifles (Saskatchewan Regt.)

Additional Information


Son of Mr. A. B. and Emily J. Nesbitt, of Oxbow, Saskatchewan.

Commemorated on Page 300 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

XIV. B. 8.

Location:

Passchendaele (Passendale) New British Cemetery lies 10.5 Kms north-east of Ieper town centre on the S'Graventafelstraat, a road leading from St Jan to Passendale. Two roads connect Ieper town centre onto the Zonnebeekseweg; the Torhoutstraat leads from the market square onto a small roundabout. At the roundabout the first right turn is Basculestraat. At the end of Basculestraat, there is a crossroads and Zonnebeekseweg is the turning to the left. 7 Kms along the Zonnebeekseweg, in the village of Zonnebeke, lies the left hand turning onto the Langemarkstraat (further on this street name changes to Zonnebekestraat). 2 Kms along this road, and after passing Dochy Farm New British Cemetery, lies the right hand turning onto the 'S Graventafelstraat. 4 Kms along the 'S Graventafelstraat, and after passing the New Zealand Memorial, lies the cemetery on the left hand side of the road.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of Frederick Nesbitt– This is Frederick Nesbitt, from Oxbow, Saskatchewan. Son of Absalom and Emily.
  • War Memorial– Listing of those University of Saskatchewan alumni on the War Memorial Gates who gave their lives in the Great War.

These are they who went forth from this University to the Great War 1914-1918 and gave their lives that we might live in freedom.
 
Hugh Carter Allingham,	        William Mansell Codling,
Renwick William Anderson,   John Stewart Cowan,
Reginald John Bateman	,        James Douglas Cumming,
Charles McVicar Boyne,        John Kenneth Dawson, Harold John Blair M.C., Reginald James Dillan,
Charles Bremner,	        William Drysdale,
James Brydon,	                     Henry Egar,
Frederick Burd,	                     Lorne Burton Elliott,
Thomas Caldwell,	        Wilfred John Evans,
Gordon Mortimer Channell, John Pisher,
Ernest R. Gilmer,	        Perry Dennington Kisbey,
James Donald Graham M.M.,	Reginald A. Lovers M.M.
Robert Carlion Grant,	        Shuli Gudbrandur Lindal,
Arthur Gordon Gruchy,	        Arthur Stephen K. Lloyd,
Cyril N. Harrington,	        Clifford McConnell,
James Gordon Hill,	        Robert Peveral McClordick,
Lawrence Homer,	                Louis James McCuien,
Grenville Carson Hopkins,	Michael Allan McMillan,
Willis George Hunt,	        J. Ross McPherson D.S.O.,
William Yrides Hunter,	        Auned Yuil Mathews,
Franklin Mager Keffer,	        Enoch Andrew Mitchell,
James Shirley Heathcote,
John James Moore,	        Ronald Charles Spence,
Fred Nesbitt,	                Arthur George Slarkings,
Joseph Lees Nicholls,	        George Swift,
Angus Nicholson,	Robert Sifton Turriff,
George Irving Paterson,	        Wellesley Wesley-Long,
Arthur Edward Parlett,	        Edward West,
Elwyn Robert Reid,	        Frank West,
Thomas Ritchie,	                Walter Ray Whittingham,
Robert Rensay,	                Paul P Wiklun,
Roy E. Shuttleworth M.M.,	Geoffrey Wilson,
Hugh A. Silcox	and  Wilfrid Grant Wilson
  • Cemetery Entrance– Entrance … Passchendaele New British Cemetery … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Cemetery– Cemetery … Passchendaele New British Cemetery … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Grave Marker– Grave marker … Passchendaele New British Cemetery … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens

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