Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Norman Willard McLaren

In memory of:

Private Norman Willard McLaren

November 13, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

132971

Age:

20

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Quebec Regiment)

Division:

"C" Coy. 73rd Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

November 18, 1895

Son of John R. and Annie M. McLaren of Ottawa, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 128 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

OVILLERS MILITARY CEMETERY
Somme, France

Grave Reference:

XIV. V. 2.

Location:

Ovillers is a village about 5 kilometres north-east of the town of Albert off the D929 road to Bapaume. The OVILLERS MILITARY CEMETERY is approximately 500 metres west of the village on the D20 road to Aveluy. The OVILLERS MILITARY CEMETERY is signposted in the village.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of Norman McLaren– Photo taken from "A Short History and Photographic Record of the 73rd Battalion, Canadian Expeditionary Force, Royal Highlanders of Canada" Page 44.  'E' Company.
  • Attestation Paper (page 1)– Source Library and Archives Canada Soldiers of the First World War.
  • Attestation Paper (page 2)– Attestation Paper 
Source Library and Archives Canada Soldiers of the First World War.
  • Newspaper Clipping

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