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Gordon Henry Applegath

In memory of:

Captain Gordon Henry Applegath

August 27, 1918

Military Service


Age:

23

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)

Division:

19th Bn.

Honours and Awards:

Military Cross

Additional Information


Born:

March 31, 1895
Toronto, Ontario

Enlistment:

March 6, 1916
Toronto, Ontario

Commemorated on Page 360 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

WANCOURT BRITISH CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

II. B. 7.

Location:

Wancourt is a village about 8 kilometres south-east of Arras. It is 2 kilometres south of the main road from Arras to Cambrai. The WANCOURT BRITISH CEMETERY is a short distance south-east of the village just off the D 35 road.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Telegram September 1918.....submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping
  • Newspaper Clipping 2
  • Newspaper Clipping 3
  • Press Clipping– Mentioned in this article:  O.H.A. - Ontario Hockey Association, and U.T.S. - University of Toronto Schools.  U.T.S. continues as a school to this day, and Captain Applegath's name is listed on the school's WWI memorial plaque located in the front lobby.
  • Commemorative Plaque– 1914-18 Memorial Plaque, The University Schools, University of Toronto, 371 
Bloor St. West, Toronto, Ontario.  Erected by the U.T.S. Hockey Club, 
1919-20.
  • Photo of Gordon Henry Applegath– Submitted for the project: Operation Picture Me

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