Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Thomas James Percy

In memory of
Private
Thomas James Percy
April 9, 1917

Military Service:

Service Number:
746088
Age:
26
Force:
Army
Unit:
Canadian Infantry (Eastern Ontario Regiment)
Division:
2nd Bn.

Additional Information:

Born:
February 4, 1891 Belfast, Ireland

Son of Edward and Elizabeth Percy; husband of Elizabeth Raike (formerly Percy), of Oshawa, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 308 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:
II. F. 13.
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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  • Newspaper Clipping – From the Toronto Star. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Plaque – This memorial is located in Oshawa, Ontario.
  • Oshawa War Memorial – The Oshawa Ontario War Memorial (1924) was named "The Garden of the Unforgotten". This elaborate memorial was set with stones from each Great War Allied Nation and from the battlefields where Canadians fought. A pair of electric torches were to remain burning, and a copper time capsule box with artifacts from 1924 was buried under the memorial. In 2002, the Memorial Park was redeveloped and today the park incorporates beautiful gardens. A plaque explaining the redevelopment states: "Memorial Park is regarded as hallowed ground for quiet meditation, the enjoyment of music, and especially for honouring our men and women who served in armed conflicts".

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