BRITISH COLUMBIA. THE War Dead in the Province o f British Columbia 668 in number are contained in 7 1 Cemeteries (though 315 o f them are in Mountain View Cemetery Van co u ve r). They maybe classified as follows: —Soldiers o f Canadian units —————539 Royal Naval Canadian Volunteer Reserve ——26 Royal Air Force -----—17 Soldiers o f United Kingdom units --—-15 Austrian interned civilians -----11 Royal Navy _______ 7 Australian Imperial Force ——-——1 Royal Marines------- 1 Hungarian interned civilian -----1 The British Columbia Regiment (under the organisation o f the Canadian forces carried o u tin )March 1917 comprised the 7th ( 1st British Columbia Regiment) 29th (Vancouver) 47th (British Columbia Regiment) 54th (K o o te nay) 72nd (S eafo rth Highlanders o f Can ada) 102nd (North British C olu m b ia) and 2nd Canad ian Mounted Rifles Battalions Canad ian Exp ed itio nary Force the 2nd Lab our B a tta lion and the lit, 16th and 24th Reserve Battalions C.E .FIn addition to the burials o f the 1914-1918 War there are a total o f 73219?1945 casualties buried in 98 different cen iek -ik and soldier and an officer o f the Air Force cremated in one crematorium .The Registers are arranged alphabetically under the names o f the Electoral Districts, as a convenient method o f geographical grouping. They record particulars o f 656 War Dead.
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