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Martin Walter Pettitt

In memory of:

Sapper Martin Walter Pettitt

November 5, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

678207

Age:

32

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Railway Troops

Division:

11th Bn.

Additional Information


Son of Martin Walter and Ambrosia Pettitt; husband of Violet Annie Pettitt, of Brighton, England. Born at Eastbourne.

Commemorated on Page 485 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

GREVILLERS BRITISH CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

XVII. E. 2.

Location:

Grevillers is a village in the Department of the Pas de Calais, 3 kilometres west of Bapaume. From Bapaume take the RD929 direction Amiens, turn immediately right onto the RD7, signpost indicates the GREVILLERS BRITISH CEMETERY at this junction. After 500 metres turn left at junction onto RD29, signpost indicates cemetery which is on the right after a further 500 metres.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Sons of England War Memorial– Designed by Charles Adamson in bronze and granite, the Sons of England war memorial is located on University Avenue at Elm Street in Toronto.  The inscription on this 1923 Memorial reads:   ERECTED BY MEMBERS OF TORONTO DISTRICTS SONS OF ENGLAND BENEFIT SOCIETY IN MEMORY OF THOSE WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR.
  • Sons of England Benefit Society– Sons of England Benefit Society:  a notice of the December 29th, 1923 dedication and unveiling at University & College Streets (original location), detail from an S.O.E. membership certificate, and detail from the base of the Toronto Memorial.

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