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Ernest John Burtenshaw

In memory of:

Private Ernest John Burtenshaw

August 8, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

802521

Age:

27

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)

Division:

19th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

September 26, 1890

Commemorated on Page 378 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

I. B. 15.

Location:

Villers-Bretonneux is a village in the Department of the Somme, on the road from Amiens to St Quentin. CRUCIFIX CORNER CEMETERY is south of the village at the crossing of the road to Demuin and the road from Cachy to Marcelcave.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Circumstances of Death Registers– Source: Library and Archives Canada.  CIRCUMSTANCES OF DEATH REGISTERS, FIRST WORLD WAR Surnames:  Burbank to Bytheway. Microform Sequence 16; Volume Number 31829_B016725. Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 160.  Page 547 of 926.
  • Cenotaph– Private Ernest John Burtenshaw is also commemorated on the cenotaph in Strathroy, ON … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Cenotaph– Private Ernest John Burtenshaw is also commemorated on the cenotaph in Strathroy, ON … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens

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