Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Harold Thorpe

In memory of:

Private Harold Thorpe

September 27, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

27603

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)

Division:

15th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

July 7, 1889

Commemorated on Page 513 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

SAINS-LES-MARQUION BRITISH CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

I. C. 14.

Location:

Sains-les-Marquion is a village about 12 kilometres north-west of Cambrai and 2 kilometres south of the D939, Arras to Cambrai road. SAINS-LES-MARQUION BRITISH CEMETERY lies at the junction of the D15 and D16 roads, about 1.5 kilometres from the centre of the village.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper Clipping– In memory of the members of the 15th, 92nd and 134th Battalions (48th Highlanders) who went to war and did not return. Submitted by the 48th Highlanders Museum 73 Simcoe St. Toronto for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Cap Badge of the 15th Bn– Cap Badge 15th Bn (48th Highlanders of Canada) CEF.  Submitted by Capt V Goldman, 15th Bn Memorial Project.  DILEAS GU BRATH
  • Shoulder patch– Shoulder Patch 15th Bn (48th Highlanders of Canada) CEF.  Submitted by Capt V Goldman, 15th Bn Memorial Project.  DILEAS GU BRATH
  • Grave Marker– Photo BGen G. Young 15th Battalion Memorial Project Team
		
 DILEAS GU BRATH.
  • Record of Service– Record of Service Card (front side).  From archives 48th Highlanders of Canada Regimental Museum.  Submitted by 15th Bn Memorial Project Team.  DILEAS GU BRATH
  • Record of Service– Record of Service Card (reverse side).  From archives 48th Highlanders of Canada Regimental Museum.  Submitted by 15th Bn Memorial Project Team.  DILEAS GU BRATH
  • Memorial– "The Canal du Nord memorial, erected by the 
15th Battalion Memorial Project and the town of Marquion, was unveiled and dedicated on 24 September 2012. The memorial commemorates the actions of the 15th Battalion CEF, during the Canadian assault on the Canal du Nord on 27 September 1918 and the memory of those members of the Battalion who fell during the engagement. The memorial sits alongside the existing Canal du Nord, inside the town of Marquion, which the Battalion captured during the battle."

Photo submitted by the 15th Battalion Memorial Project Team.

Dileas Gu Brath

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