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Louis James Lipsett

In memory of:

Major General Louis James Lipsett

October 14, 1918

Military Service


Age:

44

Force:

Army

Unit:

Royal Irish Regiment

Division:

Fourth (British) Division (formerly Commanded Third Canadian Division).

Citation(s):

Companion of the Bath, Companion of the Order of St. Michael and St. George

Additional Information


Son of Richard and Esther Lipsett, of Ballyshannon, County Donegal, Ireland.

Commemorated on Page 590 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

F. 1.

Location:

Queant is a village 19 kilometres south-east of Arras. The Cemetery is on the western outskirts of the village on the west side of the road to Riencourt-les-Cagnicourt.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper Clipping– In memory of the men and women memorialized on the pages of the Winnipeg Evening Tribune during World War One. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping– In memory of the men and women memorialized on the pages of the Winnipeg Evening Tribune during World War One. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping– In memory of the men and women memorialized on the pages of the Winnipeg Evening Tribune during World War One. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping– In memory of the men and women memorialized on the pages of the Winnipeg Evening Tribune during World War One. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping– In memory of the men and women memorialized on the pages of the Winnipeg Evening Tribune during World War One. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping– In memory of the men and women memorialized on the pages of the Winnipeg Evening Tribune during World War One. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping– In memory of the men and women memorialized on the pages of the Winnipeg Evening Tribune during World War One. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping– In memory of the men and women memorialized on the pages of the Winnipeg Evening Tribune during World War One. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Grave marker– 11 April 2017, CEFRG (Canadian Expeditionary Force Research Group) https://cefrg.ca
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Telegram October 1918. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of Louis Lipsett– Submitted By: Operation Picture Me
  • Grave Marker– Grave marker for Major General L. J. Lipsett.
Lipsett commanded the 8th Battalion Canadian Infantry; the 2nd Canadian Brigade; and then the 3rd Canadian Division. He was killed shortly after moving from command of the 3rd Canadian Division to take command of the 4th (British) Division. His funeral in Queant was attended by Lieut. Gen. Currie and various commanders, and the Prince of Wales; the burial party were from the 8th Battalion.
Photo courtesy of Wilf Schofield, England.
  • Inscription– Major General Louis James LIPSETT (formerly Commander of the 3rd Canadian Div) is remembered here on the family headstone located in the graveyard at St. Anne's C.o.I (Parish of Kilbarron), Ballyshannon, Co. Donegal, Ireland.
He was related to William Alfred LIPSETT (kia April 23rd 1915) who is remembered on an adjacent family headstone.
  • Photo collage– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Funeral Procession– Funeral of Major General Lipsett.

Photograph from 8th Canadian Field Ambulance photograph album
  • Newspaper Clipping

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