Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Alexander John Nelson

In memory of:

Private Alexander John Nelson

May 8, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

198591

Age:

19

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Manitoba Regiment)

Division:

52nd Bn

Additional Information


Son of John and Mathilda Nelson, of Horten, Norway.

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

Burial Information


Cemetery:

CALAIS SOUTHERN CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

Plot G. Row 2. Grave 10.

Location:

CALAIS SOUTHERN CEMETERY is a civil cemetery lying on the south of the main road to Dunkerque. Follow the A16 autoroute from Calais to Dunkirk. Come off at Junction 19 in the direction of Merck and follow the road to the junction. Turn left into Calais at junction and follow the road for approximately 3 kilometres. The Communal Cemetery is on the left hand side of the road, 50 metres after the traffic lights. To find the Commonwealth War Graves, proceed along the main pathway to the rear left hand side of the Cemetery.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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