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George Arthur Brettingham

In memory of:

Private George Arthur Brettingham

October 10, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

739520

Age:

24

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Western Ontario Regiment)

Division:

18th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

March 15, 1894

Son of George Brettingham, of Toronto, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 373 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

NIAGARA CEMETERY, IWUY
Nord, France

Grave Reference:

E. 3.

Location:

Iwuy is a village approximately 8 kilometres north-east of Cambrai and NIAGARA CEMETERY, IWUY, is 1 kilometre south-east of the village.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • 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– Brettingham, George Arthur: Service no. 739520. Source: Toronto Telegram. Per news clipping post by David Archer at 18th Battalion Facebook Page (not group).
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Telegram November 1918. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Circumstance of death– Source: Library and Archives Canada.  CIRCUMSTANCES OF DEATH REGISTERS FIRST WORLD WAR Surnames: Brabant to Britton. Mircoform Sequence 13; Volume Number 131829_B016722; Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 157 Page 547 of 906
  • Newspaper Clipping– Letter from Pte. H.R. Barrett (739518) to Captain William Percy Lyon, Chaplain of the 114th Battalion (Brock's Rangers) referring to Private Brettingham. Source: The Grand River Sachem. October 9, 1918.

Contributed by E.Edwards www.18thbattalioncef.wordpress.com
  • Caledonia Ontario War Memorial– Caledonia (Haldimand County) Ontario War Memorial

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