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Harry A Whiteman

In memory of:

Honourary Captain Harry A Whiteman

April 1, 1916

Military Service






Canadian Infantry (Alberta Regiment)


Attached to 10th Bn.


1914-15 Star

Additional Information


January 3, 1881
Mountain Ash, Glamorgan, Wales

Son of Thomas and Emma Whiteman, of 22, Woodbridge Rd., Knowle, Bristol, England. He was taken on strength in the 10th Battalion having been made Honourary Captain on 20 June 1915. He listed his civilian trade as YMCA Secretary.

Commemorated on Page 181 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information

Grave Reference:

II. B. 61.


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.

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  • Photo of Harry Whiteman– Photo taken from The Canadian YMCA in the Great War
  • Grave Marker– Photo courtesy Wilf Schofield, England

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