Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Josiah Hackshaw

In memory of:

Private Josiah Hackshaw

October 7, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

201605

Age:

33

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Western Ontario Regiment)

Division:

1st Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

May 6, 1883

Son of Henry and Fanny Hackshaw, of Epsom, England; husband of Rosaline B. Graham (formerly Hackshaw), of West Toronto, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 96 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

I. D. 3.

Location:

Contalmaison is a village in the Department of the Somme, 6 kilometres east-north-east of Albert. The Sunken Road, from which the cemetery is named, is part of the Contalmaison-Pozieres road, and the cemetery lies a little east of the road.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of JOSIAH HACKSHAW– Photo from the National Memorial Album of Canadian Heroes c.1919. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Newspaper Clipping
  • Grave Marker– Photo courtesy Wilf Schofield, England

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