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Alexander Burnside

In memory of:

Private Alexander Burnside

November 10, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

132890

Age:

35

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Quebec Regiment)

Division:

42nd Bn.

Additional Information


Son of Alexander and Jane Burnside, of Toronto, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 378 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

JEMAPPES COMMUNAL CEMETERY
Belgium

Grave Reference:

A. 17.

Location:

The village of Jemappes is located south-west of Mons off the R5 ring. From the E19 motorway turn off at junction 24a and onto the ring R5. Follow the ring to the junction with the N51, turn left onto the N51 direction Jemappes. Follow the N51 into Jemappes and turn left into Rue Des Trois Hurees, then left into Rue de L' Argilliere and the JEMAPPES COMMUNAL CEMETERY is along on the left. The graves are located along the centre path behind a hedge past the centre island.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of Alexander Burnside– Photo taken from "A Short History and Photographic Record of the 73rd Battalion, Canadian Expeditionary Force, Royal Highlanders of Canada" Page 35.  'C' Company.  No. 12 Platoon.
  • Attestation Papers– Source: Library and Archives Canada
  • Attestation Papers (Reverse)
  • Circumstances of Death Registers– Source: Library and Archives Canada.  CIRCUMSTANCES OF DEATH REGISTERS, FIRST WORLD WAR Surnames:  Burbank to Bytheway. Microform Sequence 16; Volume Number 31829_B016725. Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 160.  Page 437 of 926.

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