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Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Peter Nelson

In memory of:

Private Peter Nelson

March 2, 1915

Military Service

Service Number:





Canadian Infantry (Western Ontario Regiment)


1st Bn.

Additional Information


June 14, 1889

Commemorated on Page 30 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Nord, France

Grave Reference:

J. 37.


Leave Bois Grenier on the D222 in the direction of Fleurbaix. After 1200 metres turn left following the signs for the Y FARM MILITARY CEMETERY, which can be found on the right hand side after the farm, approximately 800 metres from the main road.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper clipping– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Biography– From the Kitchener Public Library collection of World War One Soldier Information Cards. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping
  • Photo of Peter Nelson– Peter Nelson, taken from 1st Battalion, H Company Christmas card 1914
  • Christmas Card– 1st Battalion Christmas card  to Tom and Mary Campbell, Vine Street, Preston, Ont
  • Christmas Card– 1st Battalion Christmas card  to Tom and Mary Campbell, Vine Street, Preston, Ont
  • Galt War Memorial– The Cambridge (Galt) War Memorial, Queen's Square, Cambridge, Ontario.  Circa 1930. Frances Loring and William Lyon Somerville.

Inscribed:"TO THEM ALL HONOUR / GUARD YE THEIR VICTORY / 1914-1918 / 1939-1945 / 1950-1953."
  • Close-up of Galt War Memorial– Detail of the Cambridge (Galt) War Memorial.

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