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Walter Bruce Dunham

In memory of:

Private Walter Bruce Dunham

September 25, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

186552

Age:

29

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Manitoba Regiment)

Division:

16th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

January 6, 1886

Son of John Wilmot Dunham and Sarah Emma Dunham of Winnipeg, Manitoba. Widow: Mrs. Mary Ann Dunham of Victoria Island, B.C.

Commemorated on Page 80 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

REGINA TRENCH CEMETERY
Somme, France

Grave Reference:

II. A. II.

Location:

Courcelette is a village about 8 kilometres north-east of Albert (next to the main road D929 Albert-Bapaume). The REGINA TRENCH CEMETERY lies about 1.5 kilometres north-west of the village. The REGINA TRENCH CEMETERY (signposted in the centre of Courcelette) is 1.5 kilometres down a single track lane (suitable for cars).

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

  • Newspaper clipping– In memory of the men and women memorialized on the pages of the Winnipeg Evening Tribune during World War One. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Circumstances of death registers– Source: Library and Archives Canada. CIRCUMSTANCES OF DEATH REGISTERS, FIRST WORLD WAR. Surnames: Duane to Dzhobiewski. Microform Sequence 30; Volume Number 31829_B016739. Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 174. Page 519 of 1062.
  • Photo of WALTER BRUCE DUNHAM– A photograph of Walter Buell (later Bruce) Dunham (1885-1916) the son of John Wilmot Dunham (1848-1934) and Sarah Emma Waldo (1856-1941). This photograph was in a collection of photographs belonging to Colonel Cecil Dunham (1875-1962) who was a first cousin of Walter B. Dunham.

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