Canadian Virtual War Memorial

James Grant

In memory of
Private
James Grant
April 11, 1917

Military Service:

Service Number:
799169
Force:
Army
Unit:
Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)
Division:
15th Bn.

Additional Information:

Born:
February 14, 1888

Commemorated on Page 246 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. E. 9.
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.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of James Grant – Photograph extracted from 'Eaton's Goes to War' and submitted by BGen G Young 15th Battalion CEF Memorial Project.
Dileas Gu Brath
  • Newspaper Clipping
  • Memorial – Pte. James Grant's name is listed on this bronze memorial designed as a tribute to the men of the Eaton company who died as a result of service in World War One.   3,327 Eaton's staff enlisted in the war. It was unveiled in Toronto on November 15th, 1923 by Mrs. Timothy Eaton and on November 26th an identical memorial was unveiled in the Winnipeg store. The shield of the female figure bears the coats of arms of the provinces of Canada.
  • Badge – Cap Badge 15th Bn (48th Highlanders of Canada).  Submitted by Capt (ret'd) V. Goldman 15th Bn Memorial Project.  DILEAS GU BRATH
  • Shoulder Patch – Shoulder Patch 15th Bn (48th Highlanders of Canada).  Submitted by Capt (ret'd) V. Goldman 15th Bn Memorial Project.  DILEAS GU BRATH
  • Badge – Cap Badge 134th Bn (48th Highlanders of Canada). Pte Grant originally enlisted with this unit but was sent to the 15th Bn as a reinforcement. Submitted by Capt (ret'd) V. Goldman 15th Bn Memorial Project.  DILEAS GU BRATH
  • Record of Service – Record of Service Card (front side).  From archives 48th Highlanders of Canada Regimental Museum.  Submitted by 15th Bn Memorial Project Team.  DILEAS GU BRATH
  • Record of Service – Record of Service Card (reverse side).  From archives 48th Highlanders of Canada Regimental Museum.  Submitted by 15th Bn Memorial Project Team.  DILEAS GU BRATH

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