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Peter Knockwood

In memory of:

Private Peter Knockwood

April 9, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

713279

Age:

28

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Nova Scotia Regiment)

Division:

25th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

September 24, 1888
Richibucto, New Brunswick

Enlistment:

May 30, 1916
Summerside, Prince Edward Island

Son of Frank Knockwood and Sarah Sark, of Lennox Island, Prince County; husband of Mrs. Michael Sark, of Lennox Island, Prince County, Prince Edward Island.

Commemorated on Page 269 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

BRUAY COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

D. 34.

Location:

Bruay is a large village in the Department of the Pas-de-Calais, 6 kilometres south-west of Bethune and 26 kilometres north-west of Arras. Leave Bruay on the N.41 heading north towards Berck. Turn right where signposts indicate Lews/Calonne Riquart. After 400 metres turn right again, sign Cimetiere Ouest. Continue up the hill past the miner memorial. The cemetery is found after one kilometre on the right hand side. The Commonwealth plot is in the far right hand corner.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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