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Albert Ernest Clapp

In memory of:

Private Albert Ernest Clapp

February 27, 1915

Military Service


Service Number:

16291

Age:

18

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (British Columbia Regiment)

Division:

7th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

November 11, 1895

Son of Melvin Henry Clapp and Adelaide Virgin, his wife.

Commemorated on Page 9 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

BAILLEUL COMMUNAL CEMETERY
Nord, France

Grave Reference:

J. 13.

Location:

Bailleul is a large town in France, near the Belgian border, 14.5 kilometres south-west of Ieper and on the main road from St. Omer to Lille. The BAILLEUL COMMUNAL CEMETERY is on the eastern outskirts of the town. From the Grand place, take the Ieper road and 400 metres along this road is a sign indicating the direction of the cemetery. Turn down the right into a small road and follow for approximately 400 metres, the BAILLEUL COMMUNAL CEMETERY is on the right.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of ALBERT ERNEST CLAPP– Photo from the National Memorial Album of Canadian Heroes c.1919. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Memorial– Photo from the National Memorial Album of Canadian Heroes c.1919. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Circumstances of Death Registers– Source: Library and Archives Canada.  CIRCUMSTANCES OF DEATH REGISTERS, FIRST WORLD WAR Surnames:  CHILD TO CLAYTON.  Microform Sequence 20; Volume Number 31829_B016729. Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 164.  Page of 401 of 1068.
  • Newspaper clipping– Orillia Times, 25 Mar 1915
  • Newspaper Clipping
  • Grave marker– Grave marker at Bailleul Communal Cemetery showing inscription for Private Albert Ernest Clapp (at top).
Image taken 13 July 2014 by Tom Tulloch.

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