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William Washer Bartlett

In memory of:

Private William Washer Bartlett

March 19, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

270

Age:

20

Force:

Army

Unit:

Royal Newfoundland Regiment

Additional Information


Son of Joseph and Mary Agnes Bartlett, of Brigus, Conception Bay, Newfoundland.

Commemorated on Page 11 of the Newfoundland Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

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

Grave Reference:

O. VII. I. 9.

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.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of William Washer Bartlett– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Biography– Roll of Honour extract from a booklet.In memory of the men of the Royal Newfoundland Regiment
who served during World War I and did not return home.


Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Memorial– These memorial plaques at St-George's Anglican Church, Brigus, NL  are dedicated to Pte. William W. Bartlett, Sergeant Frank Jerrett and Israel M. Plowman.
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IN LOVING MEMORY OF PTE. WILLIAM W. BARTLETT NO. 270 B. CO. FIRST N.F.L.D. REGIMENT SON OF JOSEPH AND THE LATE MARY A. BARTLETT WOUNDED IN FRANCE MARCH 2, ADMITTED FIRST AUSTRALIAN GENERAL HOSPITAL ROUEN FRANCE, DIED MARCH 19, 1917 AGED 20 YEARS.

GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS THAT A MAN LAY DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS.

IN LOVING MEMORY OF SERGEANT FRANK JERRETT OF THE 1ST NEWFOUNDLAND REGIMENT SON OF F.G. AND J.E. JERRETT WHO WAS KILLED IN ACTION ON THE BATTLE FIELDS OF FRANCE OCT. 12TH 1916 AGED 22 HIS BODY WAS RECOVERED IN DEC. BY AN AUSTRALIAN SOLDIER AND GIVEN CHRISTIAN BURIAL THIS TABLET IS ERECTED BY HIS SORROWING PARENTS AND FAMILY TO A LOVED SON AND BROTHER "LORD ALL PITYING, JESUS BLESS GRANT HIM THINE ETERNAL REST"

DEDICATED TO THE MEMORY OF ISRAEL M. PLOWMAN WHO LOST HIS LIFE WHILE SERVING IN HIS MAJESTY’S MERCHANT NAVY, NOV. 1ST 1940
AGED 39 YEARS.

GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS, THAT A MAN LAY DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS.

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