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Owen Deebert Somers

In memory of:

Private Owen Deebert Somers

November 4, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

877689

Age:

21

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Nova Scotia Regiment)

Division:

85th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

January 20, 1896
Middle Medford, Nova Scotia

Enlistment:

March 28, 1916
Sydney, Nova Scotia

Son of David A. and Harriet A. (Grant) Somers, Middle Melford, Guysborough County, Nova Scotia.

Commemorated on Page 330 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:

XXX. J. 15A.

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 OWEN DEEBERT SOMERS– In memory of the men who joined the 185th Battalion (Cape Breton Highlanders) who went to war and did not come home. Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Memorial– In memory of the men who joined the 185th Battalion (Cape Breton Highlanders) who went to war and did not come home. Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of Owen Somers– Pte. Owen Deebert Somers, Middle Melford, Guysborough Co., NS.

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