Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Ross Ellwood Denison

In memory of:

Private Ross Ellwood Denison

August 28, 1918

Arras, France

Military Service


Service Number:

730086

Age:

21

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Western Ontario Regiment)

Division:

18th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

December 29, 1896
Huttonsville, Ontario

Son of Thomas John and Mary Katherine Dennison, of Cheltenham, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 396 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

WANCOURT BRITISH CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

IV. A. 30.

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

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  • Circumstances of death registers – Source: Library and Archives Canada. CIRCUMSTANCES OF DEATH REGISTERS, FIRST WORLD WAR. Surnames: Davy to Detro. Microform Sequence 27; Volume Number 31829_B016736. Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 171. Page 705 of 1036.
  • Photo of Ross Denison – Caption (pg. 390):  MEN OF PEEL KILLED DURING THE GREAT WAR.  Author - William Perkins Bull. "From Brock to Currie: the military development and exploits of Canadians in general and of the men of Peel in particular, 1791 to 1930."  Toronto, 1935.
  • Photo of Ross Denison – In memory of the men and women from the Waterloo area who went to war and did not come home. From the booklet, Peace Souvenir – Activities of Waterloo County in the Great War 1914 – 1918. From the Toronto Public Library collection.

Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Newspaper Clipping
  • Newspaper Clipping (2) – Article
  • Preston War Memorial – Preston Ontario Cenotaph. Dedicated November 8, 1926. The names of Preston soldiers killed in the Second World War were added in 1949.  Inscribed:  IN HONOURED MEMORY OF THE MEN OF PRESTON WHO DIED IN THE GREAT WAR AND IN GRATEFUL TRIBUTE TO THOSE WHO SHARED ITS DANGERS.
  • Waterloo Memorial Booklet – In memory of the men and women from the Waterloo area who went to war and did not come home. From the booklet, Peace Souvenir – Activities of Waterloo County in the Great War 1914 – 1918. From the Toronto Public Library collection.

Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Memorial Plaque – Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me

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