Lest We Forget - Wylie Freeman Dives - Killed in Action 100 Years Ago Today 07.16.1917

Wylie Freeman Dives, 832636 was from Elgin, Albert County, New Brunswick and was born December 5, 1895. He was the son of Roland Dives, of Meadow Elgin, Albert Co., New Brunswick, Canada.. He enlisted with the 145th Battalion on May 10, 1916. He was listed as Killed in Action at while fighting with the 10th Battalion on July 16, 1917 at Loos, france. He is buried at the Maroc British Cemetery, Nord, France.

 You can find his complete war records by clicking here.

He is Commemorated on Page 228 of the First World War Book of Remembrance.

A virtual memorial can be found here. 

His gravesite information can be found here.  

The 10th Battalion's War Diary for July 16, 1917 can be found here and here

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