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Claude Osmond Wilkie

In memory of:

Able Seaman Claude Osmond Wilkie

July 11, 1940

Military Service


Service Number:

A/376

Age:

31

Force:

Navy

Unit:

Royal Canadian Navy Reserve

Division:

H.M.C.S. Armentieres

Additional Information


Husband of Agnes Louise (nee Boyle)Wilkie, of Victoria, British Columbia.

Commemorated on Page 19 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

VETERANS' CEMETERY (ESQUIMALT)
British Columbia, Canada

Grave Reference:

Naval Sec. Grave 181.

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.

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