Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Harry Bassett

In memory of:

Private Harry Bassett

May 29, 1915

Military Service


Service Number:

9298

Age:

31

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)

Division:

3rd Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

September 16, 1883
Birmingham, England

Brother of Thomas Bassett, of Toronto, Ontario. Served in the South African War.

Commemorated on Page 4 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

I. A. 143.

Location:

LONGUENESSE (ST. OMER) SOUVENIR CEMETERY is on the southern outskirts of St Omer and is about 45 kilometres south-east of Calais. When approaching the cemetery from St. Omer centre follow in the direction of Abbeville on the D 928. As you leave the town towards Longuenesse drive up the hill for about 600 metres and the cemetery is on your left.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Circumstances of Death– Source: Library and Archives Canada.  CIRCUMSTANCES OF DEATH REGISTERS, FIRST WORLD WAR Surnames:  Bark to Bazinet. Mircoform Sequence 6; Volume Number 31829_B016716. Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 150.  Page 727 of 1058.
  • Newspaper Clipping– From the Toronto Star. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Letter– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Letter– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Letter– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Letter– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Letter– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Telegram– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Letter– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Attestation Paper– CEF ATTESTATION p1 BASSETT, Harry
  • Attestation Paper (page 2)– CEF ATTESTATION p 2 BASSETT, Harry
  • Massey Harris Co. War Memorial– Today the 1914-1918 war memorial plaque for the Massey Harris Company is 
located on the outside of their former head office at King Street West, 
Toronto, Ontario.

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