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Cyril James Coleman

In memory of:

Gunner Cyril James Coleman

April 21, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

700547

Age:

22

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Garrison Artillery

Division:

5th Siege Bty.

Additional Information


Born:

March 12, 1895

Son of George and Jenny Coleman, of Bow Brickhill, Bletchley, Bucks, England.

Commemorated on Page 218 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:

VIII. D. 3.

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

  • Newspaper Clipping– Winnipeg Tribune, May 22, 1917
  • Circumstances of Death Registers– Source: Library and Archives Canada.  CIRCUMSTANCES OF DEATH REGISTERS, FIRST WORLD WAR Surnames:  CLEAL TO CONNOLLY.  Microform Sequence 21; Volume Number 31829_B016730. Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 165.  Page 741 of 1384.
  • Photo of Cyril James Coleman
  • Group Photo– 101st Bn HQ Staff
  • 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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