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Delbert Bean

In memory of:

Lance Corporal Delbert Bean

November 9, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

27303

Age:

22

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Divisional Cyclist Company

Division:

1st

Honours and Awards:

Military Medal

Additional Information


Born:

August 15, 1896

Son of Eugene and Nina Bean, of North Hatley, P.Q., Canada; husband of Ethel Bean (Nee Smith), of 808, East 14th St., Chester, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.

Commemorated on Page 365 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

CUESMES COMMUNAL CEMETERY
Belgium

Grave Reference:

A. 4.

Location:

CUESMES COMMUAL CEMETERY is located 2 km west of Mons. From the R50 Mons ring road the N6 leads southwards towards Maubeuge. 700 metres along the N6 Avenue General De Gaulle lies the right hand turning onto the N544 Chaussee de Cuesmes. 2 km along the N544 lies the village of Cuesmes. On reaching the village the cemetery is located 300 metres beyond the village square on the right hand side of the Rue de Frameries. Visitors should note that this site is restricted to normal cemetery opening hours.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Circumstances of Death Registers, First World War– Source: Library and Archives Canada.  CIRCUMSTANCES OF DEATH REGISTERS FIRST WORLD WAR Surnames:  Bea to Belisle  Mircoform Sequence 7; Volume Number 31829_B016717. Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 151.  Page 81 of 724.
  • Grave Marker– May 20, 2017
  • Cap Badge– Cap Badge 15th Bn (48th Highlanders of Canada).  L/Cpl Delbert enlisted with ther 15th Bn in 1914 and was later transferred to the Canadian Cyclist Corps.  Submitted by Capt(ret'd) V. Goldman, 15th Bn Memorial Project Team.  DILEAS GU BRATH
  • Shoulder Patch– Shoulder Patch 15th Bn (48th Highlanders of Canada).  L/Cpl Delbert enlisted with ther 15th Bn in 1914 and was later transferred to the Canadian Cyclist Corps.  Submitted by Capt(ret'd) V. Goldman, 15th Bn Memorial Project Team.  DILEAS GU BRATH

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