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Archie Mainland Beamer

In memory of:

Second Lieutenant Archie Mainland Beamer

February 4, 1918

Military Service


Age:

21

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Flying Corps

Division:

22nd Sqdn.

Additional Information


Son of John F. and Elizabeth Mainland Beamer, of Grimsby, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 583 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

AIRE COMMUNAL CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

I. F. 9.

Location:

Aire is an old fortified town on the north-eastern boundary of the Department of the Pas-de-Calais. It lies in the valley of the Lys, on the road, and the canal, between St. Omer and Bethune. It is about 14 kilometres south-south-east of St. Omer. The AIRE COMMUNAL CEMETERY is 0.75 kilometres north of the town, on the road to St. Omer and the 4 British plots are on the east side. The entrance from the Communal Cemetery is by a porch on the west side. A paved walk leads between the British graves to the War Stone, which is on the east side, backed by a brick and stone screen with semicircular stone niches at either end. The Cross stands at the entrance and at the south end is a French Memorial.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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