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Canadian Virtual War Memorial

James Cuthbert Hartney

In memory of:

Lieutenant James Cuthbert Hartney

May 1, 1917

Military Service


Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Manitoba Regiment)

Division:

11th Reserve Bn.

Additional Information


Commemorated on Page 252 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

CHOCQUES MILITARY CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

I. F. 26.

Location:

The village of Choques is 4 kilometres north-west of Bethune on the road to Lillers. When you reach the traffic lights on this road at Choques, follow the signs for the centre of town and go through the main street, then turn left towards Gonnheim, then take the first turning on the right and the CHOCQUES MILITARY CEMETERY lies approximately 400 metres down the road on the left.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Memorial– Photo from the National Memorial Album of Canadian Heroes c.1919. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Photo of JAMES CUTHBERT HARTNEY– Photo from the National Memorial Album of Canadian Heroes c.1919. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Photo of James Cuthbert Hartney– From The War Book of Upper Canada College, edited by Archibald Hope Young, Toronto, 1923.  This book is a Roll of Honour including former students who served during the First World War.
  • Memorial Tablet– James Cuthbert Hartney is remembered on this brass Memorial Tablet. It was unveiled on May 1st, 1921 in memory of Upper Canada College students who died on active service during  the First World War.  Upper Canada College is located in Toronto, Ontario.
  • Roll of Service– From the "University of Toronto / Roll of Service 1914-1918", published in 1921.
  • Photo of James Hartney– Torontonensis 1906 (University of Toronto Yearbook), pg. 211.  Caption: James Cuthbert Hartney.  Course - Electrical Engineering.  Fraternity:  Theta Zeta.
  • Newspaper Clipping
  • Photo of James Hartney– From: The Varsity Magazine Supplement published by The Students Administrative Council, University of Toronto 1918.  
Submitted for the Soldiers' Tower Committee, University of Toronto, by Operation Picture Me.
  • The Soldiers' Tower– The Soldiers' Tower was built at University of Toronto between 1919-1924 in memory of those lost to the University in the Great War. The name of "Lt. J. C. Hartney R.F.C." is among the 628 names carved on the Memorial Screen, which can be seen at photo left. Photo: K. Parks, Alumni Relations.
  • Memorial Room– Memorial Room, Soldiers' Tower, University of Toronto.  Photo by David Pike, 2010; courtesy of Alumni Relations.

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