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Albert Brotchie Barron

In memory of:

Driver Albert Brotchie Barron

September 3, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

2045091

Age:

19

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Field Artillery

Division:

4th Canadian Div. Ammunition Col.

Additional Information


Son of Robert Brotchie Barron and Euphemia Barron, of Waskatenau, Alberta.

Commemorated on Page 364 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

SUN QUARRY CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

D. 27.

Location:

Cherisy is a village approximately 13 kilometres south-east of Arras. The Cemetery is 1.5 kilometres south-east of the village on the north-east side of the D38 road to Hendecourt. Cherisy village was captured by the Allied 18th Division on May 3, 1917, but lost the same night; and it remained in German hands until it was retaken by the Canadian Corps on August 27, 1918. The cemetery takes it name from a flint quarry, known to the British Army as Sun Quarry, located a short distance south-east of Cherisy. The Cemetery covers an area of 462 square metres and is enclosed by brick walls.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Circumstances of Death– Source: Library and Archives Canada.  CIRCUMSTANCES OF DEATH REGISTERS, FIRST WORLD WAR Surnames:  Bark to Bazinet. Mircoform Sequence 6; Volume Number 31829_B016716. Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 150.  Page 487 of 1058.
  • Grave Marker– Grave marker - Sun Quarry Cemetery … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens

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