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Henry Priddle

In memory of:

Private Henry Priddle

August 16, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

871660

Age:

33

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Manitoba Regiment)

Division:

16th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

March 17, 1884
Norwich, Ontario

Enlistment:

April 1, 1916
Winnipeg, Manitoba

Son of William and Mary Ann Priddle, of Norwich, Ontario. Husband of Florence V. Priddle, of Portage la Prairie, Manitoba.

Commemorated on Page 311 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

LOOS BRITISH CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

XVIII. H. 12.

Location:

Loos (Loos-en-Gohelle) is a village to the north of the road from Lens to Bethune. From Lens, take the N43 towards Bethune. Arriving at Loos, turn right at CWGC sign post. The LOOS BRITISH CEMETERY is about 1 kilometre from Loos Church in the southern part of the village.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper Clipping– The Great War soldier remains, discovered in September 2010, were publicly identified in May 2018.https://www.thestar.com/news/canada/2018/05/22/a-century-after-they-died-remains-identified-of-three-canadian-soldiers-buried-in-france.html
  • Photo of Henry Priddle
  • Grave marker– Photo of grave marker after reburial courtesy of Glenn Kerr
  • Grave marker– The group buried together after identification.  Photo courtesy of Glenn Kerr
  • Grave marker– Grave markers before identification.
Photo courtesy of Glenn Kerr
  • Inscription– His name as it is inscribed on the Vimy Memorial. Over 11,000 fallen Canadians having no known place of burial in France, are honoured on this Memorial. May they never be forgotten. (J. Stephens)
  • Vimy Memorial– Canada's Vimy Memorial, located approximately 8 kilometres to the north-east of Arras, France. May the sacrifice of so many never be forgotten. (J. Stephens)

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