Canadian Virtual War Memorial
In memory of
April 11, 1917
- Service Number:
- Canadian Infantry (Eastern Ontario Regiment)
- 38th Bn.
- 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).
- BRUAY COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION ; Pas de Calais, France
- Grave Reference:
- E. 19.
- 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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