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Alexander White

In memory of:

Private Alexander White

September 29, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

1030996

Age:

36

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Quebec Regiment)

Division:

42nd Bn.

Citation(s):

British War Medal and Victory Medal

Additional Information


Born:

November 28, 1881
Noel Bay, Hants County, Nova Scotia

Enlistment:

June 26, 1917
Fredericton, New Brunswick

Son of Alexander White of Edinburgh, Scotland. Husband of Grace White and father of Alexander of Lawrence, Massachusetts.

Commemorated on Page 521 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:

E. 16.

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.

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