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Samuel Alexander

In memory of:

Private Samuel Alexander

August 19, 1917
Lens, France

Military Service


Service Number:

198859

Age:

32

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Saskatchewan Regiment)

Division:

28th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

September 13, 1884
County Down, Ireland

Enlistment:

February 1, 1916
Fort William, Ontario

Son of Hugh and Agnes Alexander, of Crossgar, Co. Down; husband of Eliza Jane Alexander, of Ballydugan, Co. Down, Ireland.

Commemorated on Page 190 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

BARLIN COMMUNAL CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

III. D. 17.

Location:

Barlin is a village about 11 kilometres south-west of Bethune on the D188, between the Bethune-Arras and Bethune-St. Pol roads, about 6.5 kilometres south-east of Bruay. The BARLIN COMMUNAL CEMETERY and EXTENSION lie to the north of the village on the D171 road to Houchin.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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