Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Joseph Washington Kay

In memory of:

Private Joseph Washington Kay

July 20, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

769182

Age:

28

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Western Ontario Regiment)

Division:

18th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

August 22, 1888

Son of Robert Cromwell Kay, of 6, Beamish St., Stanley Co. Durham, England.

Commemorated on Page 266 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

II. D. 8.

Location:

Sains-en-Gohelle is a mining village 20 kilometres north of Arras on the road to Bethune. Fosse No.10 is a pithead and group of miners' houses south of the village.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Newspaper Clipping– Pte. Joseph Washington Kay enlisted in Toronto in the 124th (Pals) Battalion C.E.F. in December 1915.  In honoured memory.

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