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Harry Arthur Aves

In memory of:

Private Harry Arthur Aves

April 13, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

790832

Age:

19

Force:

Army

Unit:

The Westminster Regiment

Division:

47th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

October 25, 1897
Gosport, England

Enlistment:

March 14, 1916
Westminister, British Columbia

Son of William E. and Harriett A. Aves, of Mission City, British Columbia. He listed his civilian trade as plumber and was single.

Commemorated on Page 194 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

CABARET-ROUGE BRITISH CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

XIII. B. 2.

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

  • Photo of HARRY ARTHUR AVES– Harry Arthur Aves, older brother to my mother Ivy May Webb (nee: Aves).  His name is written on the back of the picture by my mother.
  • 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. (K. Falconer/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)
  • Photo of HARRY ARTHUR AVES– Submitted in memory of the members of the 131st Battalion CEF. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me

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