Language selection


Search veterans.gc.ca

Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Herbert Bethune Daw

In memory of:

Lieutenant Herbert Bethune Daw

April 26, 1916
France

Military Service


Age:

28

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)

Division:

58th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

May 28, 1887
North Gower, Ontario

Enlistment:

June 23, 1915
Niagara, Ontario

Son of Samuel and Jessie Daw of Hamilton, Ontario. Brother of Captain Frederick Pole Daw, who died while serving with the Worcestershire Regiment.

Commemorated on Page 76 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

III. C. 4.

Location:

PERTH CEMETERY (CHINA WALL) is located 3 Km east of Ieper town centre, on the Maaldestedestraat a road leading from the Meenseweg (N8), connecting Ieper to Menen. From Ieper town centre the Meenseweg is located via Torhoutstraat and right onto Basculestraat. Basculestraat ends at a main cross roads, directly over which begins the Meenseweg. 1.7 Km along the Meenseweg at a major roundabout lies the right hand turning onto the Maaldestedestraat. The cemetery itself is located 1 Km along the Maaldestedestraat on the left hand side of the road.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

Send us your images

  • Memorial– Photo from the National Memorial Album of Canadian Heroes c.1919. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Photo of HERBERT BETHUNE DAW– Photo from the National Memorial Album of Canadian Heroes c.1919. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Circumstances of death registers– Source: Library and Archives Canada. CIRCUMSTANCES OF DEATH REGISTERS, FIRST WORLD WAR. Surnames: Davy to Detro. Microform Sequence 27; Volume Number 31829_B016736. Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 171. Page 17 of 1036. He was buried near a Chateau, South West of Krinestraat. After the Armistice during the concentration of graves process his body was exhumed and re-interred in PERTH CEMETERY (CHINA WALL), Belgium.
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Telegram March 1919. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Memorial– Remembering brothers lost … Brothers In Arms Memorial, Zonnebeke, BE … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens … May 2022
  • Osgoode Hall War Memorial
  • Newspaper Clipping
  • Honour Roll– From the "McGill Honour Roll, 1914-1918".  McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, 1926.
  • Newspaper Clipping– From the Toronto Star for 4 May 1916.
  • The Lieutenant-Colonel John Weir Foote VC, CD Armoury– The Lieutenant-Colonel John Weir Foote VC, CD Armoury, 200 James Street North, Hamilton, Ontario.
  • Plaque– Officers of the 13th Royal Regiment Memorial Plaque.  On display at the Lieutenant-Colonel John Weir Foote VC, CD Armoury, Hamilton, Ontario.
  • Photo of Herbert Bethune Daw– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Entrance
  • Memorial
  • Grave Marker
  • Photo of Herbert Daw– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me

Learn more about the Canadian Virtual Memorial

To learn more please visit our help page. If you have questions or comments regarding the information contained in this registry, email or call us.

Date modified: