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Frederick James Laker

In memory of:

Private Frederick James Laker

September 16, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

138473

Age:

35

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Pioneers

Division:

3rd

Additional Information


Husband of Nellie Laker, of Eagle St., Newmarket, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 115 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

CONTAY BRITISH CEMETERY
Somme, France

Grave Reference:

II. B. 22.

Location:

Contay is a village in the Department of the Somme on the main road, Amiens to Arras. The CONTAY BRITISH CEMETERY lies on the left (north east) side of the road to Franvillers. There are no access problems. There is a CWGC road sign next to the church and square of the village and next to the D23, Franvillers - Corbie, sign. The distance from the CWGC sign to the Cemetery is approximately 650 metres.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Memorial– Photo from the National Memorial Album of Canadian Heroes c.1919. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Photo of FREDERICK JAMES LAKER– Photo from the National Memorial Album of Canadian Heroes c.1919. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Photo of FREDERICK JAMES LAKER– From the Toronto Star. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping

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