Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Herbert Elkins

In memory of
Private
Herbert Elkins
April 11, 1917

Military Service:

Service Number:
158578
Age:
29
Force:
Army
Unit:
Canadian Infantry (Western Ontario Regiment)
Division:
18th Bn.

Additional Information:

Born:
April 9, 1890

Son of Luke and Lucy Annie Elkins, of Chalford, Westbury, Wilts, England.

Commemorated on Page 233 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information:

Cemetery:
LAPUGNOY MILITARY CEMETERY ; Pas de Calais, France
Grave Reference:
III. C. 37.
Location:
Lapugnoy is a village and commune in Pas-de-Calais, 6 kilometres west of Bethune. From the centre of Lapugnoy, head south-west on the D70 in the direction of Marles-les-Mines. On the outskirts of the centre there is a crucifix at the side of the main road, turn right here towards Allouagne. After approximately 500 metres there is a track on the left hand side (the Cemetery is signposted here) and the LAPUGNOY MILITARY CEMETERY can be found on the left hand side, approximately 500 metres, along this track.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Circumstances of Death Registers – "Died of Wounds" During operations at Vimy Ridge he was wounded in the head by an enemy bullet. He was evacuated to No. 23 Casualty Clearing Station, were he succumbed to his wounds.
  • Memorial – The Cenotaph at Memorial Park in St. Catharines, Ontario, was dedicated on August 7th, 1927 by the Prince of Wales (future King Edward VIII), and unveiled by Brigadier General W. B. M. King, C.M.G., D.S.O.  The names of St. Catharines men who died as a result of their service during World War I are listed on two bronze tablets located at City Hall.

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