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Harold Ernest Bridgewater

In memory of:

Paymaster Sub-Lieutenant Harold Ernest Bridgewater

October 22, 1919

Military Service


Force:

Navy

Unit:

Royal Naval Canadian Volunteer Reserve

Division:

HMCS Rainbow

Additional Information


Husband of Eleanor Emily Bridgewater, of Sidcup, Kent, England

Commemorated on Page 530 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

VETERANS' CEMETERY (ESQUIMALT)
British Columbia, Canada

Grave Reference:

245

Location:

The Veterans' Cemetery National Historic Site is located adjacent to the Canadian Forces Base Esquimalt in the municipality of Esquimalt, British Columbia. On July 14, 1868 the cemetery was consecrated as a one acre Royal Navy plot. Today the site covers 2.2 acres with most of the land surrounding the cemetery owned by the Gorge Vale Golf Course. Presently the cemetery holds over 1700 graves of Canadian and Commonwealth naval and military personnel and their families. The Esquimalt Veterans' Cemetery is significant for its long history of providing a resting place for military dead.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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