Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Henry Bartle Lewis

In memory of
Private
Henry Bartle Lewis
November 27, 1915

Military Service:

Service Number:
59585
Age:
22
Force:
Army
Unit:
Canadian Infantry (Eastern Ontario Regiment)
Division:
21st Bn. Canadian lnf.

Additional Information:

Born:
June 22, 1893 Ottawa, Ontario
Enlistment:
December 10, 1914 Kingston, Ontario

Son of Thomas and Catherine Lewis (1939, 1940 and 1941 National Memorial (Silver) Cross Mother), of Ottawa West, Ontario.

His brother, Private Charles Walter Lewis, was killed on November 18, 1916, in France while serving with the Canadian Infantry (Eastern Ontario Regiment).

Commemorated on Page 24 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information:

Cemetery:
RIDGE WOOD MILITARY CEMETERY , Belgium
Grave Reference:
I. N. 7.
Location:
RIDGE WOOD MILITARY CEMETERY is located 5 Km south west of Ieper town centre, on the Slijpstraat, a road leading from the Kemmelseweg. (Connecting Ieper to Kemmel N331). From Ieper town centre the Kemmelseweg is reached via the Rijselsestraat, through the Lille Gate (Rijselpoort), and straight on towards Armentieres (N365). 900 m after the crossroads is the right hand turning onto the Kemmelseweg. (Made prominent by a railway level crossing). 4 km along the Kemmelseweg on the right hand side lies Elzenwalle Military Cemetery, which marks the junction with Slijpstraat. RIDGE WOOD MILITARY CEMETERY lies 1 Km along the Slijpstraat, after a small staggered crossroads.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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