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Samuel Albert Beer

In memory of:

Private Samuel Albert Beer

May 17, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

199093

Age:

26

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)

Division:

102nd Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

January 28, 1891

Commemorated on Page 199 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

VILLERS STATION CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

IX. B. 14.

Location:

Villers-au-Bois is a village in the Department of the Pas-de-Calais, 11 kilometres north-west of Arras. The VILLERS STATION CEMETERY is about 2 kilometres north-west of the village.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

  • Circumstances of Death Registers– Source: Library and Archives Canada.  CIRCUMSTANCES OF DEATH REGISTERS FIRST WORLD WAR Surnames:  Bea to Belisle. Mircoform Sequence 7; Volume Number 31829_B016717. Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 151.  Page 551 of 724.
  • Photo of Samuel Albert Beer– He was born in Devon, England. His father, Frank Beer, immigrated to Canada from Exeter, Devon. Sam came later, to live with his father's new family in Fort William, and then served and died in the Canadian Military.

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