Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Hughie James McLean

In memory of:

Private Hughie James McLean

February 13, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

624737

Age:

23

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Alberta Regiment)

Division:

50th Bn.

Citation(s):

British War Medal, Victory Medal

Additional Information


Born:

January 21, 1894
Greenfield, Ontario

Enlistment:

February 5, 1916
Strome, Alberta

Son of Dan and Catherine Ann Kennedy McLean, of Greenfield, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 286 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

CABARET-ROUGE BRITISH CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

XVII. B. 1.

Location:

Souchez is a village in the Department of the Pas-De-Calais, 3.5 kilometres north of Arras on the main road to Bethune. It lies in the valley of the Souchez river, between the Lorette Bridge to the west and Vimy Ridge to the east. The CABARET-ROUGE BRITISH CEMETERY is about 1.5 kilometres south of the village on the west side of the D937 Arras-Bethune Road.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of Hughie McLean– Source:  Canada's Heroes in the Great World War / Cornwall, Alexandria, Vankleek Hill, Hawkesbury and Intermediate Points.  Edited by Noah J. Gareau. Memorial Edition / Volume I.  War Publications Limited, Ottawa, Ontario, 1921.  Details included in this book may not have been verified at the time of publication.

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