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James Harold Minorgan

In memory of:

Private James Harold Minorgan

April 23, 1915

Military Service


Service Number:

7239

Age:

24

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Western Ontario Regiment)

Division:

1st Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

February 15, 1891

Son of James and Mary Minorgan, of Chatsworth, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 29 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

I. F. 7.

Location:

VLAMERTINGHE MILITARY CEMETERY is located 5 Km west of Ieper town centre, on the Hospitaalstraat, which is a road leading from the Poperingseweg. (Connecting Ieper to Poperinge). (* Vlamertinge is the modern spelling of Vlamertinghe) From Ieper town centre the Poperingseweg (N308), is reached via Elverdingsestraat then straight over two small roundabouts in the J. Capronstraat. The Poperingseweg is a continuation of J. Capronstraat and begins after a prominent railway level crossing. On reaching the village of Vlamertinge the cemetery is located on the Hospitaalstraat, which is the second right turning after the village church. The VLAMERTINGHE MILITARY CEMETERY lies 50 metres along the Hospitaalstraat on the right hand side of the road.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • 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
  • Cenotaph– Chatsworth Cenotaph, Chatsworth, Ontario, Canada
  • Cenotaph– Chatsworth Cenotaph Names, Chatsworth, Ontario, Canada
  • Roll of Honour– Pte. James Harold Minorgan's name was included on the Merchants Bank of Canada 1914 - 1918 Roll of Honour. He indicated on his military attestation that he was a bank clerk. He volunteered to serve early in the war and signed his military attestation on September 22nd, 1914 at Valcartier Camp, Quebec.  He was a member of the historic First Canadian Contingent.  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.
  • Name on the Roll of Honour– Detail of Pte. James Harold Minorgan's name on the Merchants Bank of Canada 1914 - 1918 Roll of Honour.
  • Grave Marker– Photo courtesy of Wilf Schofield, England
  • Entrance
  • Cemetery
  • Grave Marker

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