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James Ernest Beaven

In memory of:

Private James Ernest Beaven

September 30, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

642135

Age:

26

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)

Division:

"A" Coy. 75th Bn.

Additional Information


Son of James and Emily Beaven, of Collingwood, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 366 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

B. 1.

Location:

The route to the Cantimpre Canadian Cemetery is signposted from the D939 at Raillencourt and is located 1 kilometre north of Sailly on the D140 on the left hand side of the road towards Sancourt. Sailly is a village in the Department of the Nord approximately 3 kilometres north-west of Cambrai just to the north of the main road from Arras to Cambrai (D939). The "Marcoing Line," one of the German defence systems before Cambrai, ran from Marcoing Northward through Sailly to the West of Cantimpre and the East of the village of Haynecourt. The Cemetery at Cantimpre was originally called the Marcoing Line British Cemetery.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of JAMES ERNEST BEAVEN– From a collage photo layout of members of A Company and the bugle band of the 157th Canadian Infantry Battalion.
  • Circumstances of Death Registers– 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 359 of 724.
  • Photo of JAMES ERNEST BEAVEN– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Memorial– Pte. James Ernest Beaven's name was included on The Collingwood Shipbuilding Company Ltd. 1914 - 1918 Roll of Honour.    This company was located in Collingwood, Ontario. Source:  The Standard / Canada's Aid to the Allies and Peace Memorial.  Edited by Frederick Yorston. Published by the Montreal Standard Publishing Co., Ltd., Montreal.  This large Souvenir Edition magazine included Rolls of Honour for various prominent Canadian businesses.

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