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Anna Elizabeth Whitely

In memory of:

Nursing Sister Anna Elizabeth Whitely

April 21, 1918

Military Service






Canadian Army Nursing Service


10th Canadian Stationary Hospital

Additional Information


January 22, 1872
Manvers County, Ontario


May 17, 1916
London, Ontario

Sister of Harry Henning, of Peterborough, Ontario and Mrs. R.A. Anderson of London, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 522 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

IV. A. I.


Wimereux is a small town situated about 5 kilometres north of Boulogne. From Boulogne take the A16 to Calais and come off at Junction 4. Take the road to Wimereux north, D242, for approximately 2 kilometres, following the road through the roundabout. Take the first turn on the left immediately after the roundabout and the WIMEREUX COMMUNAL CEMETERY lies approximately 200 metres down this road on the left hand side. The Commonwealth War Graves are situated to the rear of the communal cemetery.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Photo of Anna Whitely– © IWM (WWC H22-20)
  • Grave Marker– I took this photo during a tour of Canadian Battlefields.  She is not forgotten.
  • Grave marker– 15 April 2016, CEFRG (Canadian Expeditionary Force Research Group),
  • Newspaper clipping– From the London Free Press April 1918. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me

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