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Frederick Webster Best

In memory of:

Lieutenant Frederick Webster Best

November 12, 1917

Military Service


Age:

23

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Machine Gun Corps

Additional Information


Born:

March 4, 1894
Boston, Massachusetts

Enlistment:

March 9, 1915
Victoria, British Columbia

Son of Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Best, of Victoria, British Columbia.

Commemorated on Page 200 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

ETAPLES MILITARY CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

XXVIII. C. 3.

Location:

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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  • Photo of FREDERICK WEBSTER BEST– Newspaper clipping from the Daily Colonist of November 27, 1917. Image taken from web address of http://archive.org/stream/dailycolonist59y303uvic#page/n0/mode/1up
  • Circumstances of Death Registers– Source: Library and Archives Canada.  CIRCUMSTANCES OF DEATH REGISTERS FIRST WORLD WAR Surnames: Bernard to Binyon. Mircoform Sequence 9; Volume Number 31829_B016719; Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 153 Page 223 of 652
  • Newspaper Clipping– Newspaper clipping from the Daily Colonist of November 20, 1917. Image taken from web address of http://archive.org/stream/dailycolonist59y297uvic#page/n0/mode/1up

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