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Melville Lorne Aikin

In memory of:

Sapper Melville Lorne Aikin

April 9, 1919

Military Service

Service Number:







Canadian Engineers


H.Q. Signal Coy.

Additional Information

Husband of Edna Aikin, of 71, Blair Avenue, Toronto.

Commemorated on Page 529 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

LXXII. F. 2.


Etaples is a town about 27 kilometres south of Boulogne. The Etaples Military Cemetery is to the north of the town, on the west side of the road to Boulogne.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Badge– Cap Badge 134th Bn (48th Highlanders of Canada).  Sapper Aikin who died while serving with the Canadian Engineers was originally a member of the 134th Bn.  Submitted by Capt V Goldman, 15th Bn (48th Highlanders of Canada) Memorial Project Team.  DILEAS GU BRATH
  • Badge– Cap Badge of the Canadian Engineers .  Spr Melville Aiken enlisted with the 134th Bn (48th Highlanders of Canada), but was transferred to the Canadian Engineers as a reinforcement.  Submitted by Capt S. Gilbert, 15th Bn Memorial Project team.  DILEAS GU BRATH
  • Grave Marker– Grave Marker.  Submitted by 15th Bn Memorial Project Team.  DILEAS GU BRATH

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