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Henry James Bray

In memory of:

Gunner Henry James Bray

October 31, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

342049

Age:

23

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Field Artillery

Division:

12th Bty. 3rd Bde.

Additional Information


Born:

March 21, 1895

Son of John and Louisa Bray, of St. Catharines, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 373 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

A. 25.

Location:

Denain is a town in the Nord Department between Valenciennes and Cambrai. The DENAIN COMMUNAL CEMETERY is at the north-east corner of the town approximately 1.2 kilometres from the centre, following the route to Oisy and the Lycee A Kastler. The cemetery is situated at the centre of a junction 100 metres from a traffic light controlled crossroads. From the A2, follow the D40 for approximately 2.2 kilometres and turn right at the traffic lights. The CWGC plot is at the heart of the cemetery.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Circumstances of Death Registers– Source: Library and Archives Canada.  CIRCUMSTANCES OF DEATH REGISTERS FIRST WORLD WAR Surnames: Brabant to Britton. Mircoform Sequence 13; Volume Number 131829_B016722; Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 157 Page 341 of 906
  • Memorial– The Cenotaph at Memorial Park in St. Catharines, Ontario, was dedicated on August 7th, 1927 by the Prince of Wales (future King Edward VIII), and unveiled by Brigadier General W. B. M. King, C.M.G., D.S.O.  The names of St. Catharines men who died as a result of their service during World War I are listed on two bronze tablets located at City Hall.

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