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Alexander Thomas Nisbet

In memory of:

Private Alexander Thomas Nisbet

September 27, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

441236

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Saskatchewan Regiment)

Division:

5th Bn.

Additional Information


Commemorated on Page 478 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

I. A. 9.

Location:

Haynecourt is a village in the Department of the Nord approximately 6 kilometres north-west of Cambrai and 1 kilometre north of the main Arras to Cambrai road (D939). On the D939 between the villages of Marquion and Raillencourt the HAYNECOURT BRITISH CEMETERY is signposted at the intersection of the D939 and the D16E Bourlon to Haynecourt road. Following signposts the road should be followed towards Haynecourt, then to the left after another 100 meters. This road leads into Haynecourt and the cemetery is to be found just outside the village.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Telegram October 1918. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Telegram October 1918. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping– Newspaper article about Pte. Alexander Thomas Nisbet.  A spelling error was made when publishing Nisbet's surname. Pte. Nisbet enlisted on April 16th, 1915 in Battleford, Saskatchewan.  His attestation was signed by an officer of the 32nd Battalion.  The 129 Prescott Street address referenced in the newspaper article was handwritten along the edges of Pte. Nisbet's military attestation.  Nisbet was a native of Stirlingshire, Scotland.

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