Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Alfred Thomson

In memory of:

Private Alfred Thomson

August 30, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

2393305

Age:

19

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)

Division:

15th Bn.

Additional Information


Son of William and Elizabeth Anderson Thomson, of Milton, Ontario. Native of Aberdeenshire. Scotland.

Commemorated on Page 512 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:

A. 8.

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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  • Grave Marker– Gravemaraker third from left. Photo by BGen G Young 15th Battalion Memorial Project Team Nov 2009
  • Badge– Cap Badge 15th Bn (48th Highlanders of Canada).  Submitted by Capt V Goldman, 15th Bn Memorial Project.  DILEAS GU BRATH
  • Shoulder patch– Shoulder Patch 15th Bn (48th Highlanders of Canada).  Submitted by Capt V Goldman, 15th Bn Memorial Project.  DILEAS GU BRATH
  • Record of Service– Record of Service Card (front side).  From archives 48th Highlanders of Canada Regimental Museum.  Submitted by 15th Bn Memorial Project Team.  DILEAS GU BRATH
  • Record of Service– Record of Service Card (reverse side).  From archives 48th Highlanders of Canada Regimental Museum.  Submitted by 15th Bn Memorial Project Team.  DILEAS GU BRATH

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