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Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Elmer Scott Stainton

In memory of:

Bombardier Elmer Scott Stainton

September 2, 1918

Military Service

Service Number:





Canadian Field Artillery


3rd Bn.

Additional Information


September 24, 1891

Commemorated on Page 505 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:

I. A. 40.


Vis-en-Artois and Haucourt are villages in the Department of the Pas-de-Calais, on the road from Arras to Cambrai. The VIS-EN-ARTOIS BRITISH CEMETERY, HAUCOURT is at the north side of the main road between the two villages.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Grave Marker– Photo courtesy of
Wilf Schofield, England
  • Cemetery– Entrance - Vis-en-Artois British Cemetery … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Cemetery– Vis-en-Artois British Cemetery … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Oshawa War Memorial– The Oshawa Ontario War Memorial (1924) was named "The Garden of the Unforgotten". This elaborate memorial was set with stones from each Great War Allied Nation and from the battlefields where Canadians fought. A pair of electric torches were to remain burning, and a copper time capsule box with artifacts from 1924 was buried under the memorial. In 2002, the Memorial Park was redeveloped and today the park incorporates beautiful gardens. A plaque explaining the redevelopment states: "Memorial Park is regarded as hallowed ground for quiet meditation, the enjoyment of music, and especially for honouring our men and women who served in armed conflicts".
  • Plaque– This memorial is located in Oshawa, Ontario.
  • Photo of Elmer Scott Stainton
  • Original Grave Marker– Bombardier Elmer Scott Stainton
#348322 KIA 2Sep1918 
Vis-en-Artois British Cemetery
  • Photo of Elmer Scott Stainton– Bombardier Elmer Scott Stainton
taken in Folkestone, England
  • Letter– August 1917 Letter from Elmer Scott Stainton
  • Post Card– Field Service Post Card
from Elmer Scott Stainton
Aug 1916

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