Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Lister Dewes

In memory of:

Private Lister Dewes

September 19, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

678078

Age:

29

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry, Canadian Expeditionary Force

Division:

"B" Coy. 116th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

December 23, 1887

Son of Mr. and Mrs. H. Dewes, of Leeds, England; husband of Mary J. Dewes, of 19, Beaver Avenue, Toronto, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 227 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:

VIII. S. 31.

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 155 of 1084. His grave was located in Auby Communal Cemetery, 2 ¾ miles North North West of Douai, France. His body was subsequently exhumed and interred in CABARET-ROUGE BRITISH CEMETERY.
  • Newspaper Clipping
  • Newspaper Clipping
  • Newspaper Clipping – In honoured memory.
  • 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)
  • Medal – Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Medal – Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me

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