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James Erwin Bolitho

In memory of:

Private James Erwin Bolitho

August 19, 1942

Military Service


Service Number:

B/66558

Age:

22

Force:

Army

Unit:

Royal Regiment of Canada, R.C.I.C.

Additional Information


Born:

September 12, 1919
Long Branch, Ontario

Enlistment:

September 7, 1939
Toronto, Ontario

Son of Archibald and Sadie Bolitho, of Toronto, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 59 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

J. 51.

Location:

From the centre of Dieppe take the Avenue Gambetta and Avenue des Canadiens. Head along the N27 out of Dieppe in the direction of Rouen until the first roundabout where there is a Commonwealth War Graves Commission sign. Go across the roundabout and continue until you reach a second roundabout. Take the first turning right where there is another CWGC sign. Continue until Chemin des Jonquilles, a road on the left. The Dieppe Canadian War Cemetery is on the right of this road and is clearly visible.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Star September 1942. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of James Bolitho
  • Photo of James Bolitho– Uncle Erwin in uniform
  • Newspaper Clipping
  • Photo of JAMES ERWIN BOLITHO– Bob, Erwin and Aunt Marguerite
  • Photo of JAMES ERWIN BOLITHO
  • Photo of JAMES ERWIN BOLITHO
  • Photo of JAMES ERWIN BOLITHO– Parents Archie and Sadie. Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of JAMES ERWIN BOLITHO– . Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Attestation paper– . Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Document– . Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Letter– . Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Document– . Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Document– . Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Dieppe Canadian War Cemetery– The Dieppe Canadian War Cemetery, located just outside Dieppe, France. (J. Stephens)
  • Grave Marker– The grave marker at the Dieppe Canadian War Cemetery located approximately 5 km. from the beach of Dieppe, France. May he rest in peace. (K. Falconer & J. Stephens)

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