Canadian Virtual War Memorial

James Murtha

In memory of:

Private James Murtha

September 27, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

183989

Age:

31

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Alberta Regiment)

Division:

31st Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

October 22, 1884
Lindsay, Ontario

Enlistment:

December 17, 1915
Calgary, Alberta

Commemorated on Page 140 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

REGINA TRENCH CEMETERY
Somme, France

Grave Reference:

III. D. 17.

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.

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  • Photo of James Murtha– His namesake, James F. Murtha was killed in WWII.  What a tragedy for this family from Downyville (north of Omemee).

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