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Douglas Sherwood McCarter

In memory of:

Lieutenant Douglas Sherwood McCarter

September 27, 1918

Military Service


Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Field Artillery

Division:

9th Bde.

Additional Information


Commemorated on Page 453 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

BOURLON WOOD CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

I. C. 5.

Location:

Bourlon is a village approximately 6 kilometres west of Cambrai. It lies between the main Cambrai to Bapaume road (N30) and the Cambrai to Arras road (D939). The BOURLON WOOD CEMETERY is signposted from the centre of the village as is the Canadian Forces Memorial. On approaching the Memorial the road should be followed to the left where an unsurfaced track descends about 200 metres to the cemetery.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper Clipping– From the Calgary Herald. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Telegram October 1918. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping– From the "University of Toronto / Roll of Service 1914-1918", published in 1921.
  • Photo of Douglas McCarther– From: The Varsity Magazine Supplement Fourth Edition 1918
published by The Students Administrative Council, University of Toronto.  
Submitted for the Soldiers' Tower Committee, University of Toronto, by Operation Picture Me.
  • Grave Marker– Photo courtesy of Wilf Schofield, England, 2008.
  • Newspaper clipping– THE CALGARY DAILY HERALD 16 October 1918

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