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Cyrus Whitefield Gaskin

In memory of:

Gunner Cyrus Whitefield Gaskin

May 23, 1917

Military Service

Service Number:







Canadian Garrison Artillery


4th Bty.

Additional Information


July 9, 1892

Son of John William and Eunice Jane Gaskin, of Middle Coverdale, Albert County, New Brunswick, Canada.

Commemorated on Page 242 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

II. A. 3.


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 Cyrus Whitefield Gaskin
  • Roll of Honour– Canadian National Railways - World War One Roll of Honour. Cyrus Whitefield Gaskin enlisted in the C.E.F. in October 1915 in Saint John, New Brunswick. He described his occupation on his military attestation form as a Fireman. He was born in Turtle Creek, New Brunswick.  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. (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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