Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Frederick Courtney Downing

In memory of:

Private Frederick Courtney Downing

April 9, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

160196

Age:

27

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Alberta Regiment)

Division:

"B" Coy. 10th Bn.

Additional Information


Son of the Rev. James L. Downing and Margaret Ross Downing, of River John, Pictou Co., Nova Scotia.

Commemorated on Page 230 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

STE CATHERINE BRITISH CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

L. 29.

Location:

Ste Catherine is a village in the Department of the Pas-de-Calais, adjoining the city of Arras on the north side. STE CATHERINE BRITISH CEMETERY is on the left of the road to Therouanne (the Chassee Brunehaut), not far beyond the Church.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Circumstances of death registers – Source: Library and Archives Canada. CIRCUMSTANCES OF DEATH REGISTERS, FIRST WORLD WAR. Surnames: Don to Drzewiecki. Microform Sequence 29; Volume Number 31829_B016738. Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 173. Page 707 of 1076. His grave was located 1 ¼ miles North West of Roclincourt, 2 ½ miles North of Arras, France. After the Armistice, his body was exhumed and buried in STE CATHERINE BRITISH CEMETERY.

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