Private, 31st Bn Canadian Infantry (Alberta Regiment),
Service Number: 210674
who died on
Wednesday, November 12, 1919
Son of Edward and Mary "Waterbury" Nunn, of Port Dover,
Hersin Communal Cemetery Extension, 200, 2
Panel Number: I. C. 7.
Hersin is a village about 5 kilometres south of Bethune and about
2 kilometres west of the main road from Bethune to Arras. The
Communal Cemetery and Extension lie to the north-east of the
The Extension was begun by French troops, who made over 100 graves
in it, and was taken over by British troops and Field Ambulances
in March, 1916. It was used until October, 1918. There are now
over 200, 1914-18 war casualties commemorated in this site.
The Extension covers an area of 1,606 square metres and is enclosed
by a low brick wall on the South and East sides.
Commemorated on Page 142 of the First World War Book of Remembrance.
The Book of Remembrance is in the Memorial Chamber, which occupies
the second level of the Peace Tower in the Houses of Parliament,