Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Harold Cecil Poynter

In memory of:

Private Harold Cecil Poynter

November 18, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

410589

Age:

20

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Eastern Ontario Regiment)

Division:

38th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

August 20, 1896
Bromley, Kent, United Kingdom

Enlistment:

May 28, 1915
Barriefield, Ontario

Husband of Julia Poynter of Montreal, Quebec.

Commemorated on Page 150 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

REGINA TRENCH CEMETERY
Somme, France

Grave Reference:

V. E. 8.

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

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  • Photo of Harold Poynter
  • Newspaper Clipping– Harold Poynter's obituary from the Montreal Star
  • Grave marker– war grave, given to us by a young man who photographs war graves.

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