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Allan John Dewar

In memory of:

Private Allan John Dewar

August 26, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

255005

Age:

40

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Machine Gun Corps

Division:

3rd Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

October 27, 1877
Ailsacraig, Ontario

Enlistment:

March 15, 1916
Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan

Commemorated on Page 397 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. J. 23.

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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  • Circumstances of death registers– Source: Library and Archives Canada. CIRCUMSTANCES OF DEATH REGISTERS, FIRST WORLD WAR. Surnames: Deuel to Domoney. Microform Sequence 28; Volume Number 31829_B016737. Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 172. Page 111 of 1084.  Buried in Blangy British Cemetery, ½ mile East of Arras France.  After the Armistice, his body was exhumed and re-interred in CABARET-ROUGE BRITISH CEMETERY.
  • Grave Marker– Grave marker for A J Dewar. Picture taken April 9, 2007 as part of a school trip during which a visit was made to the grave of an assigned soldier.
  • 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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