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Thoburn Stephen Allan

In memory of:

Captain Thoburn Stephen Allan

August 26, 1918

Monchey-Le-Preux, France

Military Service


Age:

22

Force:

Army

Unit:

Royal Canadian Regiment

Citation(s):

Military Cross, London Gazette No. 30204 dated 26 July 1917 "Conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. He led his company in the most gallant manner and recaptured his objective which he succeeded consolidating. He set a fine example for his men" Mentioned in Despatches, London Gazette No. 30706 dated 25 May 1918. Captain earned his Military Cross while serving with the Infantry and Mentioned in despatches while a member of the Royal Canadian Regiment.

Honours and Awards:

Military Cross

Additional Information


Born:

March 23, 1896
Nelson, British Columbia

Enlistment:

November 6, 1916
Calgary, Alberta

Son of Thoburn and Mabel Mayo Allan, of Calgary, Alberta.

Commemorated on Page 358 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

ORANGE HILL CEMETERY- FRANCE
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

B. 17.

Location:

Orange Hill Cemetery lies due north of Tilloy les Mofflaines, a village in the Pas-de-Calais Department of France, and 3 kilometres south-east of Arras along the D939 road. From Tilloy les Mofflaines, take the D939 towards Cambrai until you come to a roundabout with a junction for the D37 towards Feuchy. Follow this road for 2 kilometres, then take a track to the east towards the cemetery.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Honor Roll– From the "McGill Honour Roll, 1914-1918".  McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, 1926.
  • Commemorative Plaque– Memorial Plaque commemorating barristers and students, members of the Alberta law society, who died while serving in the First World War.

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