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Herman Edgar Shier

In memory of:

Private Herman Edgar Shier

September 29, 1918

Military Service

Service Number:







Canadian Infantry, Canadian Expeditionary Force


116th Bn.

Additional Information


June 21, 1895

Son of Philip and Margaret Jane Shier, of 527, Brock Avenue, Toronto, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 500 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information

Grave Reference:

A. 8.


St. Olle is a village in the Department of the Nord 1 kilometre west of Cambrai on the main road towards Arras. From Cambrai follow the D939 road towards Arras. After about 2 kilometres turn left at a large roundabout towards the A2-A26 Motorway. The British Cemetery is about 600 metres down this road on the left.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Grave Marker– Headstone for Private Herman Edgar Shier in St. Olle British Cemetery, France. Pte. Shier was born in Georgina Twp., York County, Ontario.
Photo by Roger Shier, April 16, 2017.
  • Cemetery– Cemetery view of St. Olle British Cemetery, France
photo by Roger Shier, April 16, 2017
  • Cemetery– View of St. Olle British Cemetery, France
Photo by Roger Shier, April 16, 2017
  • Newspaper Clipping
  • Inscription– Private Herman Edgar Shier's names is engraved on his parents' headstone in Bagshaw Cemetery, Brock Twp., Durham Region, Ontario

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