Language selection


Search veterans.gc.ca

Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Donald De Vere Shields

In memory of:

Lieutenant Donald De Vere Shields

November 10, 1918

Military Service


Age:

23

Force:

Army

Unit:

The Royal Canadian Regiment

Additional Information


Born:

June 8, 1895
Bear River, Nova Scotia

Enlistment:

December 7, 1915
Bridgewater, Nova Scotia

Son of W.F. and Eunice G. Shields, of Brooklyn, Queen's Co., Nova Scotia.

Commemorated on Page 500 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

MONS (BERGEN) COMMUNAL CEMETERY
Belgium

Grave Reference:

III. A. 2.

Location:

MONS(BERGEN) COMMUNAL CEMETERY is located in the north east of the town of Mons, on the Chemin de la Procession a road leading from the N56 connecting Mons to Brussels. 600 metres after the N56 leaves the R50 ring road lies the Chemin de la Procession. The MONS(BERGEN)COMMUNAL CEMETERY is located 1 km along the Chemin de la Procession on the left hand side of the road. Visitors should note that this site is restricted to normal cemetery opening hours.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

Send us your images
  • Circumstances of Death Registers
  • Photo of Donald De Vere Shields
  • Family Photo– Donald De Vere Shields - Family.  Donald upper right, Winthrop to his left, William Ewart Gladstone Shields upper left (all brothers). Sister Freda below left, mother Eunice Grace (MacLeod) Shields lower right. Date of photo unknown.

Learn more about the Canadian Virtual Memorial

To learn more please visit our help page. If you have questions or comments regarding the information contained in this registry, email or call us.

Date modified: