Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Hikojiri Narita

In memory of:

Private Hikojiri Narita

April 10, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

697044

Age:

29

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Alberta Regiment)

Division:

50th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

April 2, 1888
Kobe, Japan

Enlistment:

August 23, 1916
Calgary, Alberta

Son of Yasu Narita of Kobe, Japan.

Commemorated on Page 300 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:

XII. A. 7.

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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  • Biography– A mini-biography posted against Narita's gravestone at CABARET-ROUGE BRITISH CEMETERY; Pas de Calais, France.
  • Grave marker– Narita's grave marker at CABARET-ROUGE BRITISH CEMETERY; Pas de Calais, France. (April 2017)
  • Japanese Canadian War Memorial– Japanese Canadian War Memorial, Stanley Park, Vancouver, British Columbia.   Inscribed on a nearby plaque:   World War I Japanese Canadian War Memorial.  This monument is in lasting memory of the 190 who answered the call of duty for Canada and to the 54 who laid down their lives in defence of freedom in the Great War.  Their names are engraved on the monument erected, April 2, 1920.  A re-lighting of the Memorial to Canadian soldiers of Japanese Ancestry in World War I took place on August 2, 1985.
  • Detailed view of the Japanese Canadian War Memorial, British Columbia.
  • Inscription– Detail of the World War One names listed on the Japanese Canadian War Memorial, British Columbia.
  • Grave Marker– The grave marker at the Cabaret-Rouge British Cemetery located approximately 6 kilometres from the Vimy Memorial, just outside of Souchez, France. May he rest in peace. (J. Stephens 2010)
  • Cabaret-Rouge British Cemetery– A panoramic view of the Cabaret-Rouge British Cemetery, located approximately 6 kilometres from the Vimy Memorial, just outside of Souchez, France. May they rest in peace. (J. Stephens)

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