Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Leslie Shearer

In memory of:

Private Leslie Shearer

April 13, 1917

Vimy Ridge, France

Military Service


Service Number:

887377

Age:

23

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Western Ontario Regiment)

Division:

47th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

February 21, 1894
Kirkwall, Orkney Islands

Enlistment:

December 29, 1916
Yorkton, Saskatchewan

Son of Peter and Charlotte Eleanor Shearer, of Kirkwall, Orkney Islands.

Commemorated on Page 324 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:

F. 2.

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)
  • 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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