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Reginald Robert Drake

In memory of:

Sapper Reginald Robert Drake

October 10, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

45269

Age:

33

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Engineers

Division:

3rd Field Coy.

Additional Information


Son of George and Elizabeth Drake, of Freshwater, Isle of Wight; husband of Agnes Freda Field Drake, of "The Gardens," Shillingstone, Blandford, Dorset.

Commemorated on Page 80 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

ST. SEVER CEMETERY, ROUEN
Seine-Maritime, France

Grave Reference:

B. 16. 3.

Location:

The St. Sever Cemetery and Extension (Rouen) is situated about 3 kilometres south of Rouen Cathedral and a short distance west of the road from Rouen to Elbeuf. If travelling from Elbeuf or Caen on the N.138, follow Avenue Des Canadiens right down to the roundabout. Then take the fourth exit into Rue Stanislas De Jardin, and the cemetery lies 150 metres on the left. The CWGC signpost is located at the entrance of the cemetery.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Telegram May 1915. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • 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 849 of 1076.
  • Grave Marker

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