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Wright Mortimer

In memory of:

Private Wright Mortimer

April 18, 1918

Rouen, France

Military Service


Service Number:

550369

Age:

36

Force:

Army

Unit:

Royal Canadian Dragoons

Additional Information


Born:

June 22, 1881
Bradford, Yorkshire, United Kingdom

Enlistment:

September 29, 1916
Toronto, Ontario

Son of John and Sarah Mortimer; husband of Annie Mortimer, of South Chicago, U.S.A.

Commemorated on Page 474 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

ST. SEVER CEMETERY EXTENSION (ROUEN)
Seine-Maritime, France

Grave Reference:

P. IX. R. 3B.

Location:

The St. Sever Cemetery and Extension (Rouen) is situated about 3 kilometres south of Rouen Cathedral and a short distance west of the road from Rouen to Elbeuf. If travelling from Elbeuf or Caen on the N.138, follow Avenue Des Canadiens right down to the roundabout. Then take the fourth exit into Rue Stanislas De Jardin, and the cemetery lies 150 metres on the left. The CWGC signpost is located at the entrance of the cemetery. The cemetery covers an area of 49,885 square metres. The War Stone is on the boundary of the original Cemetery and the Extension, facing the City of Rouen War Memorial. The Cross is raised on a terrace on the further side of the Extension. The Chapel, cruciform and surmounted by a dome, is in the middle of the Extension.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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