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Herbert James Rosevear

In memory of:

Gunner Herbert James Rosevear

June 18, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

302919

Age:

22

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Garrison Artillery

Division:

3rd Siege Bty. 1st Bde.

Additional Information


Son of James J. and Pearl E. Rosevear, of 63, Chesterfield Avenue, Westmount, P.Q., Canada.

Commemorated on Page 494 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:

II. G. 13.

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 Herbert James Rosevear– From the "McGill Honour Roll, 1914-1918".  McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, 1926.
  • Memorial Stained Glass– Dedicated to Gunner Herbert James Resevear of the Canadian Garrison Artillery, World War I Two World War I memorial stained glass windows were installed at St. Matthias Anglican Church, 10 Church Hill, Westmount, Quebec, H3Y 2Z9 Tel: (514) 933-4295 E-Mail: st.matthias@qc.aira.com.  

The plaque below Baptistry poppy cross memorial stained glass window (1924) by Charles William Kelsey contains the dedication "To the Glory of God and in memory of Herbert James Rosevear, 3rd Canadian Siege Battery, Killed in Action at Vimy France, 16th day of June, 1918. Buried in Cabaret Rouge Cemetery on the Arras-Bethune Road. This window is given by his comrades-in-arms Wilred Gray, Harold John Inns, Eric Stanley Bushell. If any man would come after me let him deny himself and take up his cross and follow me."

A World War I memorial window in the nave area depicting Christ enthroned in Majesty (1923) by Charles William Kelsey  is dedicated "To the Glory of God and in Loving memory of Gordon Hamilton Fowler, September 4th, 1916." The window includes the Black Watch badge in the dedication panel.
  • 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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