Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Harold Wilfred Shaughnessy

In memory of:

Sergeant Harold Wilfred Shaughnessy

August 15, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

132042

Age:

32

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Quebec Regiment)

Division:

13th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

November 3, 1884
St. Stephen, New Brunswick

Enlistment:

August 4, 1915
Montreal, Québec

Son of John and Margaret Shaughnessy, of St. Stephen, New Brunswick.

Commemorated on Page 324 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

LOOS BRITISH CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

II. A. 13.

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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  • Memorial– 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. He was discovered and exhumed at a later date and now rests in a marked grave.May they never be forgotten. (J. Stephens)
  • Grave Marker– Own project to photograph graves of soldiers from my hometown ( St. Stephen NB) when I am overseas.
  • Press Clipping– From the "McGill Honour Roll, 1914-1918".  McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, 1926.
  • Photo of Harold Wilfred Shaughnessy
  • Attestation paper– Attestation Paper
(Source Library and Archives Canada.  Soldiers of the First World War)
  • Attestation paper– Source: Library and Archives Canada.
  • Newspaper Clipping– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me. From the Annie Boyes collection courtesy of the Simcoe County Archives. http://www.simcoe.ca/dpt/arc

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