Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Alan Torrance Powell

In memory of:

Major Alan Torrance Powell

April 19, 1918

Military Service


Age:

31

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Quebec Regiment)

Division:

14th Bn.

Citation(s):

Mentioned in Despatches.

Honours and Awards:

Distinguished Service Order

Additional Information


Son of Robert H. W. Powell, M.D., and Elizabeth F. Torrance, his wife; husband of Grace M. Powell, of 3, College Court, Quebec. Graduate, R.M.C., Kingston, Canada.

Commemorated on the Major Alan Torrance Powell Plaque.

Commemorated on Page 487 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

AUBIGNY COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

V. B. 25.

Location:

Aubigny Communal Cemetery is south of the village of Aubigny-en-Artois and the Cemetery Extension is behind it. The village of Aubigny-en-Artois is approximately 15 kilometres north-west of Arras on the road to St. Pol. After turning into the village from the N.39 on the D.75, the Cemetery lies south on a road leading from the centre of the village.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Grave Marker – Photo courtesy of Wilf Schofield, England
  • Memorial – Ex-cadets are named on the Memorial Arch at the Royal Military College of Canada in Kingston, Ontario and in memorial stained glass windows to fallen comrades.
639 Major Alan Torrance Powell DSO was the son of Robert H. W. Powell, M.D., and Elizabeth F. Torrance, his wife. He was the husband of Grace M. Powell, of 3, College Court, Quebec. He was a graduate, R.M.C., Kingston, Canada. He was Mentioned in Despatches. He served with the Canadian Infantry (Quebec Regiment), 14th Bn. He died on 19 Apr 1918. He was buried in the Aubigny Communal Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France.
  • Memorial Stained Glass – Ex-cadets are named on the Memorial Arch at the Royal Military College of Canada in Kingston, Ontario and in memorial stained glass windows to fallen comrades.
639 Major Alan Torrance Powell DSO was the son of Robert H. W. Powell, M.D., and Elizabeth F. Torrance, his wife. He was the husband of Grace M. Powell, of 3, College Court, Quebec. He was a graduate, R.M.C., Kingston, Canada. He was Mentioned in Despatches. He served with the Canadian Infantry (Quebec Regiment), 14th Bn. He died on 19 Apr 1918. He was buried in the Aubigny Communal Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France.
  • Doll – Ex-cadets are named on the Memorial Arch at the Royal Military College of Canada in Kingston, Ontario and in memorial stained glass windows to fallen comrades.
639 Major Alan Torrance Powell DSO was the son of Robert H. W. Powell, M.D., and Elizabeth F. Torrance, his wife. He was the husband of Grace M. Powell, of 3, College Court, Quebec. He was a graduate, R.M.C., Kingston, Canada. He was Mentioned in Despatches. He served with the Canadian Infantry (Quebec Regiment), 14th Bn. He died on 19 Apr 1918. He was buried in the Aubigny Communal Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France.
  • Memorial Stair – Memorial staircase, Royal Military College of Canada
  • Memorial – Memorial window, Royal Military College of Canada
  • Memorial Arch – Memorial arch, Royal Military College of Canada
  • Lisgar Collegiate Honour Roll

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