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James Thomas Leatherby

In memory of:

Private James Thomas Leatherby

March 5, 1915

Military Service

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

Additional Information

Commemorated on Page 23 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:

I. D. 19.


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.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper Clipping– From the Calgary Herald. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Photo of James Thomas Leatherby– Reverse of Pte. J. T. Leatherby's Memorial Cross
  • Photo of James Thomas Leatherby– Obverse of Pte. J. T. Leatherby's Memorial Cross
  • Newspaper Clipping– From the Toronto Star for 8 March 1915.
  • Newspaper Clipping (2)– From the Toronto Star for 10 March 1915.
  • Wimmereux Communal Cemetery
  • Cross of Sacrifice
  • Grave Marker

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