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Hubert Samuel Dowson

In memory of:

Sapper Hubert Samuel Dowson

July 31, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

505052

Age:

25

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Engineers

Division:

1st Div. Signal Coy.

Additional Information


Son of Samuel T. and Margaret E. Dowson, of Perth, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 230 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

NOEUX-LES-MINES COMMUNAL CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

II. G. 10.

Location:

Noeux-les-Mines is a town 6 kilometres south of Bethune on the main road to Arras. The Communal Cemetery is on the northern side of the town, on the south-east side of the road to Labourse.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Circumstances of death registers– Source: Library and Archives Canada. CIRCUMSTANCES OF DEATH REGISTERS, FIRST WORLD WAR. Surnames: Don to Drzewiecki. Microform Sequence 29; Volume Number 31829_B016738. Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 173. Page 747 of 1076.
  • Photo of Hubert S. Dowson– Hubert Samuel Dowson, as a member of the Trinity Methodist Church in Toronto, was remembered in the "Trinity War Book" published by the church in 1921.
  • Trinity War Book
  • Roll of Service– From the "University of Toronto / Roll of Service 1914-1918", published in 1921.
  • War Memorial– Memorial at Perth and District Collegiate Institute in memory of former students who participated in the Great War.
  • Newspaper Clipping
  • Newspaper Clipping 2
  • Newspaper Clipping 3
  • Newspaper Clipping– From the Perth Courier for 6 October 1916.
  • Newspaper Clipping– From the Perth Courier for 24 August 1917.
  • Photo of Hubert Dowson– From: The Varsity Magazine Supplement published by The Students Administrative Council, University of Toronto 1918.  
Submitted for the Soldiers' Tower Committee, University of Toronto, by Operation Picture Me.
  • Acta Victoriana War Supplement– Source:  Acta Victoriana War Supplement, Victoria College, Toronto, Ontario, December 1919.
  • Photo of Hubert Dowson– Source:  Acta Victoriana War Supplement, Victoria College, Toronto, Ontario, December 1919.
  • The Soldiers' Tower– The Soldiers' Tower was built at University of Toronto between 1919-1924 in memory of those lost to the University in the Great War. The name of "Spr H. S. DOWSON 1st Sig Coy C.E." is among the 628 names carved on the Memorial Screen, shown at photo left. Photo:  K. Parks.
  • Memorial Room– Memorial Room, Soldiers' Tower, University of Toronto.  Photo:  David Pike, 2010.

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