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Warren Franklin Grimes

In memory of:

Private Warren Franklin Grimes

July 20, 1942

Military Service


Service Number:

H/3024

Age:

20

Force:

Army

Unit:

Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry, R.C.I.C.

Additional Information


Son of William and Gertrude Grimes. Foster-son of Eliza Shanks, of Winnipeg, Manitoba.

Commemorated on Page 78 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

BROOKWOOD MILITARY CEMETERY
Surrey, United Kingdom

Grave Reference:

32. I. 1.

Location:

Brookwood is 30 miles from London (M3 to Bagshot and then A322). The main entrance to Brookwood Military Cemetery is on the A324 from the village of Pirbright. Brookwood Military Cemetery is owned by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission and is the largest Commonwealth war cemetery in the United Kingdom, covering approximately 37 acres. In 1917, an area of land in Brookwood Cemetery (originally The London Necropolis) was set aside for the burial of men and women of the forces of the Commonwealth and Americans, who had died, many of battle wounds, in the London district. This site was further extended to accommodate the Commonwealth casualties of the Second World War, and American, Belgian, Czech, Dutch, French and Polish plots containing the graves of Allied casualties. There are also German and Italian plots where prisoners of war lie buried.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper Clipping– In memory of the men and women memorialized on the pages of the Winnipeg Evening Tribune. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping– In memory of the men and women memorialized on the pages of the Winnipeg Evening Tribune. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Star July 1942. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Grave Marker
  • Newspaper clipping– Source:  Globe and Mail, July 23, 1942
  • Photo of WARREN FRANKLIN GRIMES– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me

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