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George William Rowberry

In memory of:

Private George William Rowberry

September 6, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

195548

Age:

26

Force:

Army

Unit:

5th Canadian Mounted Rifles (Quebec Regiment)

Additional Information


Son of Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Rowberry, of Pickersleigh Cottage, Madresfield, Worcs; husband of Lilian M. Bottomley (formerly Rowberry) of 45, Chapel House Rd., Nelson, Lancs, England.

Commemorated on Page 320 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

PETIT-VIMY BRITISH CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

G. 4.

Location:

Vimy is a village some 10 kilometres north of Arras and the PETIT-VIMY BRITISH CEMETERY is west of the village and a little west of the main road from Lens to Arras (N25).

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Grave Marker– A photograph of the headstone at the Petit-Vimy Cemetery, near Vimy Ridge and the town of Vimy, France. May he rest in peace.(J.Stephens)
  • Epitaph– Epitaph: "Nearer my God to Thee  Nearer to Thee"
  • Cemetery– The Petit-Vimy Cemetery, near Vimy Ridge and the town of Vimy, in the Pas de Calais, France (J. Stephens)

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