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Hastings Deblois Wetmore

In memory of:

Lieutenant Hastings Deblois Wetmore

September 27, 1918

Military Service


Age:

29

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)

Division:

4th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

April 5, 1889
Liverpool, Nova Scotia

Enlistment:

January 11, 1916
Toronto, Ontario

Son of Herbert Hardie Wetmore and Mary Isabel Wetmore of Toronto, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 521 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. A. 3.

Location:

Sains-les-Marquion is a village and it lies approximately 2 kilometres south of Marquion, which lies on the main straight road from Arras to Cambrai. The Ontario Cemetery lies to the south of the village. The cemetery was made after the capture of Sains-les-Marquion by the Canadian Division on September 27, 1918. The Cemetery was enlarged after the Armistice and now covers an area of 949 square metres. It is enclosed by a rubble wall.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Telegram October 1918. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Telegram October 1918. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping
  • St Thomas (Anglican) Church– St. Thomas (Anglican) Church, Huron St., Toronto, Ontario.   The octagonal 
Baptistry (1917) houses a central baptismal font, and also serves as a World 
War One memorial for the war dead of this parish. The room includes stained 
glass windows by the Bromsgrove Guild. These show images of medieval 
knights, St. Michael the Archangel and St. George, and a wounded soldier in 
a circa 1914-1918 military uniform standing among red poppies.  Individually 
inscribed wooden war memorial panels line the walls.  Each panel includes 
the name of a war casualty in gilt lettering with rank, unit and date of 
death.
  • War Memorial Window
  • Memorial– A detail of the memorial panel dedicated to Lt. Wetmore.  Located in the St. Thomas Church Baptistry, Toronto, Ontario.
  • Entrance
  • Cemetery
  • Grave marker

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