Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Roland Newth

In memory of:

Private Roland Newth

April 9, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

907351

Age:

21

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)

Division:

102nd Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

July 19, 1895

Commemorated on Page 301 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

GIVENCHY ROAD CANADIAN CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

B. 6.

Location:

The Givenchy Road Canadian Cemetery at Neuville-St Vaast is a small cemetery situated in the compound of the Vimy Memorial Park which contains the Vimy Memorial. The village of Neuville-St Vaast is in the Department of the Pas-de-Calais, approximately 8 kilometres north of Arras on the N17 towards Lens. The cemetery is approximately 260 metres past Canadian Cemetery No.2 following the one-way system to rejoin the avenue leading back to the main road. The cemetery contains the graves of soldiers all of whom fell on the 9th April, 1917, or on one of the four following days. The cemetery covers an area of 849 square metres and is enclosed by a rubble wall. The numerous groups of graves made about this time by the Canadian Corps Burial Officer were, as a rule, not named but serially lettered and numbered. This cemetery was originally called CD 1.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Group Photo– "The Lipton Boys"
My Great-Uncle, Roland Newth, is on the far right.
  • Group Photo– No.12 Platoon, 195th Battalion
Pte. Roland Newth, is 4th row down, 3rd from right.
  • Grave Marker– My Great-Uncle, Roland Newth's gravesite, near where he died at Vimy Ridge.
  • Photo of Roland Newth– Photo taken at Camp Hughes, on Oct.25, 1916, the day 195th Battalion left to go overseas.
  • Memorial– Memorial tree in Saskatoon, Sask. 
I took the picture last fall.
  • Grave Marker– The grave marker at the Givenchy Road Canadian Cemetery located on the grounds of the Vimy Memorial Park on Vimy Ridge, just outside of Neuville-St Vaast, France. May he rest in peace. (J. Stephens)
  • Givenchy Road Canadian Cemetery– The Givenchy Road Canadian Cemetery, located on the grounds of the Vimy Memorial Park on Vimy Ridge, just outside of Neuville-St Vaast, France.(J. Stephens)

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