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Denzil Onslow Cochrane Newton

In memory of:

Captain Denzil Onslow Cochrane Newton

January 9, 1915

Military Service






Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry (Eastern Ontario Regt.)


Order of the Rising Sun (Japan).

Honours and Awards:


Additional Information

Son of George Onslow and Lady Alia Newton of Croxton Park, Cambridgeshire.

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

Grave Reference:

B. 2a.


DICKEBUSCH OLD MILITARY CEMETERY is located 5 Km south west of Ieper town centre. ( * Dikkebus is the modern spelling of Dickebusch). From Ieper town centre the Dikkebusseweg (N375), is reached via Elverdingsestraat, straight over a roundabout onto J. Capronstraat (for 30 metres), then left along M. Fochlaan. Immediately after the train station, the first right hand turning is the Dikkebusseweg. On reaching the village of Dikkebus, the cemetery is located on the Kerkstraat, which is a small street turning left of the Dikkebusseweg. 200 metres along this street, and just beyond the village church on the left, is a street called Neerplaats. The DICKEBUSCH OLD MILITARY CEMETERY forms the southern side of this street. This cemetery also lies 50 meters from Dickebusch New Military Cemetery and Extension.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper Clipping– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– In memory of the men and women of London, Ontario (and area) who went to war and did not come home. Remembered on the pages of the World War One issues of the London Advertiser. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the London Free Press Jan. 1915. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping– Clipping from the Toronto Star for 11 January 1915, page 1.
  • Newspaper Clipping (2)– Continuation of clipping from the Toronto Star for 11 January 1915, page 12.
  • Gravemarker
  • Honour Roll– Honour Roll, Dominion Textile Company Ltd.  Captain Newton's name appears as a member of their Head Office. Source:  The Standard / Canada's Aid to the Allies and Peace Memorial.  Edited by Frederick Yorston. Published by the Montreal Standard Publishing Co., Ltd., Montreal.  This large Souvenir Edition magazine included the Rolls of Honour for various prominent Canadian businesses.
  • Honour Roll– Head Office staff, Dominion Textile Company Ltd.
  • Grave Marker

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