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Walter Vanatta

In memory of:

Private Walter Vanatta

October 23, 1915

Military Service


Service Number:

71649

Age:

22

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Manitoba Regiment)

Division:

27th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

January 1, 1893
Mine Centre, Ontario

Enlistment:

October 28, 1914
Winnipeg, Manitoba

Son of Mr. C. P. Vannatta, of Park Avenue, Des Moines, Iowa, U.S.A.

Commemorated on Page 40 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

I. F. 162.

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 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 cemetery is on the right and the BAILLEUL COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION is at the bottom end.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of Walter Vanatta– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Grave marker– Grave marker for Walter Vanatta (Van Vatta) in Bailleul Communal Cemetery, Nord, France.
Image taked 13 July 2014 by Tom Tulloch.
  • Attestation Papers– Attestation Paper (page 1) for Walter Vanatta.
Submitted by Tom Tulloch.
  • Attestation Papers– Attestation Paper (page 2) for Walter Vanatta.
Submitted by Tom Tulloch.

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