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Howard Avey

In memory of:

Private Howard Avey

April 4, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

540036

Age:

23

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Western Ontario Regiment)

Division:

18th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

September 12, 1894

Commemorated on Page 362 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

BELLACOURT MILITARY CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

II. A. 11.

Location:

Bellacourt is a village in the commune of Riviere, in the Departement of the Pas de Calais, 10 kilometres south-west of Arras. Visitors should take the N25, Arras to Coullens main road, as far as Beaumetz les Loges. Take the D34 to Riviere, fork right onto the D7, still in the direction of Riviere, and then turn left to the cemetery as indicated by the CWGC sign.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper Clipping– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of HOWARD AVEY– Pte Howard Avey 18th Btn from the December 1918 edition of the Christmas Echo published in London Ontario -- And in the Morning
  • Newspaper clipping– From the London Free Press April 1918. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping– From the Toronto Star. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Circumstances of Death Registers– Circumstances of Death Register: "Died of wounds at No. 6 Canadian Field Ambulance."
  • Grave Marker– Photo courtesy of
Wilf Schofield, England

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