Canadian Virtual War Memorial
In memory of
December 7, 1917
- Service Number:
- Canadian Army Veterinary Corps
- No. 2 Canadian Veterinary Hospital.
Born 11 November 1886 in Antwerp, Belgium. Son of Mrs. R. Walri, Detroit, Michigan, U.S.A. He was employed as a saddler. He went overseas on the SS Maurentania on 17 November 1916.
- MONTREAL (NOTRE DAME DES NEIGES) CEMETERY ; Quebec, Canada
- Grave Reference:
- P. 800. S. M.
- Montreal (Notre Dame des Nieges) Cemetery adjoins the Mount Royal Cemetery, in Montreal, Québec, and a War Cross is erected on the dividing line. Access by car via Highway 15 (Decarie) south, and take the exit for Queen Mary Road. Follow signs for Cote des Neiges Road south. The entrance to the cemetery is on the left hand side of this road. During both wars, Montreal was the headquarters of No. 4 Military District. The city had seven military hospitals with more than 900 beds during the First and Second World Wars. The Royal Air Force Ferry Command had its headquarters at Dorval Airport and there was a Royal Air Force Station at St.Hubert. Some graves cannot be individually marked and are commemorated on a bronze plaque fixed to the Cross of Sacrifice.
Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.
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