Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Harold Edward Elsworth

In memory of:

Able Seaman Harold Edward Elsworth

March 22, 1943

Military Service


Service Number:

V/24808

Age:

21

Force:

Navy

Unit:

Royal Canadian Naval Volunteer Reserve

Division:

H.M.C.S. Givenchy

Additional Information


Son of Robert Edward and Mabel Elsworth, of Winnipeg, Manitoba.

Commemorated on Page 157 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

VETERANS' CEMETERY (ESQUIMALT)
British Columbia, Canada

Grave Reference:

Naval Sec. Grave 210.

Location:

The Veterans' Cemetery National Historic Site is located adjacent to the Canadian Forces Base Esquimalt in the municipality of Esquimalt, British Columbia. On July 14, 1868 the cemetery was consecrated as a one acre Royal Navy plot. Today the site covers 2.2 acres with most of the land surrounding the cemetery owned by the Gorge Vale Golf Course. Presently the cemetery holds over 1700 graves of Canadian and Commonwealth naval and military personnel and their families. The Esquimalt Veterans' Cemetery is significant for its long history of providing a resting place for military dead.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

Send us your images
  • 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.
  • Photo of Harold Elsworth – Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me

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