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Canadian Virtual War Memorial

George Howitson

In memory of:

Private George Howitson

September 10, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

466123

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (British Columbia Regiment)

Division:

29th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

December 28, 1879

Commemorated on Page 105 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

II. A. 1.

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.

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