Canadian Virtual War Memorial

James Knowles Bertram

In memory of
Captain
James Knowles Bertram
September 22, 1916
Somme, France

Military Service:

Age:
26
Force:
Army
Unit:
Canadian Infantry Brigade
Division:
20th Bn.
Citation(s):
1914-15 Star

Additional Information:

Born:
December 6, 1889 Dundas, Ontario
Enlistment:
November 13, 1914 Toronto, Ontario

Son of Dr Thomas A Bertram, and Jean K. Bertram, of Dundas, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 54 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information:

Cemetery:
ALBERT COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION ; Somme, France
Grave Reference:
I. O. 7.
Location:
Albert is a town on the River Ancre in the Department of the Somme, 28 kilometres north-east of Amiens. The ALBERT COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION is on the south-east side of Albert and the junction of the roads to Fricourt and Meaulte, and the Extension is entirely enclosed by it.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • James Knowles Bertram – James Knowles Bertram is remembered on this war memorial in Dundas, Ontario.
  • Honor Roll – From the "McGill Honour Roll, 1914-1918".  McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, 1926.
  • Grave marker – Photo courtesy of Wilf Schofield, England.
  • Plaque – Captain James Knowles Bertram was an alumni of the Royal Military College of Canada 1909 #765. He served with the Canadian Infantry, Canadian Expeditionary Force, 20th Bn. He died on Sep 22, 1916. His name is listed on the Memorial Arch at the Royal Military College of Canada.
  • Memorial Doll – Captain James Knowles Bertram was the son of Dr Thomas A Bertram and Jean K Bertram of Dundas Ontario. He was cadet 765 in the class of 1909 at the Royal Military College of Canada. He served with the Canadian Infantry, Canadian Expeditionary Force, 20th Battalion Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment) seconded HQ 1st Canadian Infantry Brigade. He died on Sep 22, 1916 at 26 years of age. He was buried in the Albert Communal Cemetery Extension. As an ex-cadet, he is named on the Memorial Arch at the Royal Military College of Canada.
  • Plaque – Pro Deo Et Patria Erected by the Royal Military College Club of Canada Anno Domini 1923. Ex-cadets are named on the Memorial Arch at the Royal Military College of Canada.

765 Captain James Knowles Bertram (RMC 1909) was the son of Dr Thomas A Bertram and Jean K Bertram of Dundas Ontario I O7. He served with the Canadian Infantry, Canadian Expeditionary Force, 20th Battalion Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment) seconded HQ 1st Canadian Infantry Brigade. He died on Sep 22, 1916 at 26 years of age. He was buried in the Albert Communal Cemetery Extension.
  • Stained Glass Window – 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.

765 Captain James Knowles Bertram (RMC 1909) was the son of Dr Thomas A Bertram and Jean K Bertram of Dundas Ontario I O7. He served with the Canadian Infantry, Canadian Expeditionary Force, 20th Battalion Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment) seconded HQ 1st Canadian Infantry Brigade. He died on Sep 22, 1916 at 26 years of age. He was buried in the Albert Communal Cemetery Extension.
  • Photo of James Bertram – Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Memorial – Memorial arch, Royal Military College, Kingston
  • Memorial – Memorial stair, Royal Military College, Kingston, Ontario

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