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Percy Forrest Beaton

In memory of:

Private Percy Forrest Beaton

March 16, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

21123

Age:

26

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Manitoba Regiment)

Division:

16th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

September 21, 1891

Son of Mr. and Mrs. John Beaton, of Tara, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 365 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

HOUCHIN BRITISH CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

I. G. 9.

Location:

Houchin is a village situated between Barlin and Bethune, about 5 kilometres south of Bethune in the Pas-de-Calais. HOUCHIN BRITISH CEMETERY is to be found in open farmland on the south-west side of Houchin village. HOUCHIN BRITISH CEMETERY is served by a farm track which is accessible from the Houchin to Hallicourt road, D72. There are CWGC signposts to be found in the village of Houchin and on the main D72 road.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Circumstances of Death– Source: Library and Archives Canada.  CIRCUMSTANCES OF DEATH REGISTERS FIRST WORLD WAR Surnames:  Bea to Belisle. Mircoform Sequence 7; Volume Number 31829_B016717. Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 151.  Page 185 of 724.

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