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Archibald Vernon Cowley

In memory of:

Private Archibald Vernon Cowley

April 22, 1918

Military Service

Service Number:







Canadian Infantry (Western Ontario Regiment)


18th Bn.

Additional Information

Son of John and Sarah E. Cowley, of Tilbury, Kent County, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 390 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

II. E. 9.


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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  • Circumstances of Death Registers– "Killed in Action" On the night of April 22nd, 1918, he was instantly killed by an enemy shell when he was on a working in the close support line at Neuville Vitasse.

Contributed by E.Edwards
  • Newspaper clipping– From the London Free Press May 1918. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me

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