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Herbert Smith Peters

In memory of:

Private Herbert Smith Peters

September 28, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

540083

Age:

22

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Alberta Regiment)

Division:

10th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

March 18, 1896
St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador

Son of Alfred Mayne Peters and Alice Emily Peters, of Calgary, Alberta. His brother, Edward Cole Peters, was killed in action at Sanctuary Wood on 2nd June, 1916.

Commemorated on Page 484 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

III. A. 24.

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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  • Central Methodist Montage– Central Methodist (United) Church, Calgary, Alberta.  The Memorial Tablet has the following dedication:  IN LOVING MEMORY OF THE MEMBERS OF THE CONGREGATION OF CENTRAL METHODIST CHURCH AND SUNDAY SCHOOL WHO SERVED IN  THE GREAT WAR.  The Memorial Tablet was unveiled on Sunday, July 1st, 1923.
  • Central Methodist Memorial Tablet– Detail of World War One Memorial Tablet at Central Methodist (United) Church in Calgary. There are 204 names in total listed. The central section lists 36 names on the Roll of Honour while the two outside sections list the men who served and survived the war.
  • Photo of Herbert Peters– Photo from They Gathered at the River

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