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Joe Kumakichi Oura

In memory of:

Corporal Joe Kumakichi Oura

October 6, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

898574

Age:

26

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Alberta Regiment)

Division:

10th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

November 14, 1891
Wakayama-ken, Japan

Enlistment:

September 20, 1916
Calgary, Alberta

Son of Yasu Oura and Rinzo Oura, of Hidakagun, Makayarnaken, Japan.

Commemorated on Page 481 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:

LXVII. H. 33.

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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  • Grave marker– 10 August 2019, CEFRG (Canadian Expeditionary Force Research Group) cefrg.ca
  • Japanese Canadian War Memorial– Japanese Canadian War Memorial, Stanley Park, Vancouver, British Columbia.   Inscribed on a nearby plaque:   World War I Japanese Canadian War Memorial.  This monument is in lasting memory of the 190 who answered the call of duty for Canada and to the 54 who laid down their lives in defence of freedom in the Great War.  Their names are engraved on the monument erected, April 2, 1920.  A re-lighting of the Memorial to Canadian soldiers of Japanese Ancestry in World War I took place on August 2, 1985.
  • Detailed view of the Japanese Canadian War Memorial, British Columbia.
  • Inscription– Detail of the World War One names listed on the Japanese Canadian War Memorial, British Columbia.

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