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Michael Frank McAvoy

In memory of:

Private Michael Frank McAvoy

February 14, 1918

Military Service

Service Number:





Canadian Light Trench Mortar Battery



Additional Information

Commemorated on Page 453 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

III. E. 23.


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.

Digital Collection

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  • Memorial– Barrie street named in honour of Private Michael Frank McAvoy with a poppy.
  • Memorial– This plaque, in the entrance foyer of St. Mary's Catholic Church, 65 Amelia Street, Barrie, Ontario, commemorates members of the parish who died in World War I.  Included is the name of Francis McAvoy.  (Image taken by Gregory J. Barker of Barrie, Ontario, in 2022.)
  • Photo of Michael McAvoy
  • Circumstances of Death– Circumstances of Death-Private Michael Frank McAvoy.
  • War Memorial– Barrie, Ontario
  • Grave Marker– Grave of Michael McAvoy in Barlin Communal Cemetery France

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