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Canadian Virtual War Memorial

James Walter Petch

In memory of:

Private James Walter Petch

March 22, 1942

Military Service


Service Number:

L/74501

Age:

19

Force:

Army

Unit:

Royal Canadian Infantry Corps

Additional Information


Son of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Petch, of Morin Creek, Saskatchewan.

Commemorated on Page 106 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

EDMONTON (BEECHMOUNT) CEMETERY
Alberta, Canada

Grave Reference:

Block 208. Grave

Location:

During the 1939-1945 War, Canadian Infantry troops were stationed at Edmonton. No.13 Vocational Training School was set up and the airfield formed a link in the North-West Staging Route. Most of the war graves lie in Blocks 206 and 208. The cemetery also contains a Cross of Sacrifice. There are now 5 First World War and over 70 Second World War casualties commemorated in this site.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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