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Takehiko Takunago

In memory of:

Private Takehiko Takunago

April 1, 1918

France

Military Service


Service Number:

228125

Age:

29

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Manitoba Regiment)

Division:

52nd Bn.

Citation(s):

British War Medal, Victory Medal

Additional Information


Born:

June 2, 1888
Kagoshima-Ken, Japan

Enlistment:

April 6, 1916
Calgary, Alberta

Son of Sanzaemon Takunago of Kagoshima-Ken, Japan.

Commemorated on Page 510 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

VIMY COMMUNAL CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

D. 5.

Location:

Vimy is a village about 10 kilometres north-north-east of Arras on the main road to Lens. Take the N17 from Arras for approximately 10.3 kilometres to its junction with the D46E (first sign for Vimy centre on right (east) side of road). Travel 800 metres along this road to its junction with the D51 (Farbus road) and make a right turn. The VIMY COMMUNAL CEMETERY lies approximately 1 kilometre along this road on the left side.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Japanese War Memorial– Japanese Canadian War Memorial, Stanley Park, Vancouver, British Columbia.   Inscribed on a nearby plaque:   World War I Japanese Canadian War Memorial.  This monument is in lasting memory of the 190 who answered the call of duty for Canada and to the 54 who laid down their lives in defence of freedom in the Great War.  Their names are engraved on the monument erected, April 2, 1920.  A re-lighting of the Memorial to Canadian soldiers of Japanese Ancestry in World War I took place on August 2, 1985.
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  • Inscription– Detail of the World War One names listed on the Japanese Canadian War Memorial, British Columbia.   An additional two names have been found:  E. Nakamura and U. Shibuta.

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