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Leonard William Bertram

In memory of:

Private Leonard William Bertram

April 9, 1917

Vimy, France

Military Service


Service Number:

177559

Age:

23

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Manitoba Regiment)

Division:

87th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

March 19, 1894
Grouville, Isle of Jersey

Enlistment:

November 4, 1915
Gaspe, Quebec

Son of John Bertram of East Lynn, Isle of Jersey.

Commemorated on Page 200 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

CANADIAN CEMETERY No. 2
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

1.B.28.

Location:

The CANADIAN CEMETERY No. 2 is about 2.5 kilometres north of the village of Neuville-St. Vaast. The village is about 6 kilometres north of Arras and 1 kilometre east of the main road from Arras to Bethune. The cemetery is on a spur road turning left from the road to Givenchy-en-Gohelle, about 1 kilometre south of the Canadian Memorial at Vimy.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Grave marker– 25 April 2018
  • Photo of Leonard William Bertram– This photograph of Private LEONARD WILLIAM BERTRAM is from Photographic Record and Souvenir of the Canadian Grenadier Guards Overseas Battalion "Eighty Seventh" (1916). Colonel F.S. Meighen O.C.  Page 45, Number Fifteen Platoon.
  • Canadian Cemetery No 2– Canadian Cemetery No. 2 - The Canadian Cemetery No. 2 is located on Vimy Ridge and is attached to the grounds of Canada's Vimy Memorial. The cemetery is about 6 kilometres north of Arras, France.(John & Anne Stephens 2013)
  • Grave Marker– The grave marker at the Canadian Cemetery No. 2 is located by the grounds of Canada's Vimy Memorial. The cemetery is about 6 kilometres north of Arras, France. May he rest in peace. (John & Anne Stephens 2013)

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