Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Wallace Aitchison

In memory of
Private
Wallace Aitchison
April 11, 1917

Military Service:

Service Number:
654001
Age:
20
Force:
Army
Unit:
Canadian Infantry (Eastern Ontario Regiment)
Division:
38th Bn.

Additional Information:

Born:
March 27, 1897

Son of William and Elizabeth Aitchison, of Wingham, Ontario.

Brother of David Laughlin Aitchison who died on July 10, 1915 while serving with the Canadian Infantry (Western Ontario Regiment).

Commemorated on Page 189 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information:

Cemetery:
BRUAY COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION ; Pas de Calais, France
Grave Reference:
E. 19.
Location:
Bruay is a large village in the Department of the Pas-de-Calais, 6 kilometres south-west of Bethune and 26 kilometres north-west of Arras. Leave Bruay on the N.41 heading north towards Berck. Turn right where signposts indicate Lews/Calonne Riquart. After 400 metres turn right again, sign Cimetiere Ouest. Continue up the hill past the miner memorial. The cemetery is found after one kilometre on the right hand side. The Commonwealth plot is in the far right hand corner.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Biography – First part of bio is for his brother, David Laughlin Aitcheson.
From the book, War Memorial of Huron County's Heroes and Heroines that was published in 1919 by the Wingham Advance. Submitted by Operation Picture Me

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