Canadian Virtual War Memorial

William Douglas Chilton

In memory of:

Sapper William Douglas Chilton

March 12, 1919

Military Service


Service Number:

711

Age:

35

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Engineers

Additional Information


Born:

August 19, 1883

Enlistment:

August 25, 1915
Ottawa, Ontario

Son of Robert and Hannah Chilton, of Blaydon-on-Tyne. Husband of Joanna Hope Chilton, of Newcastle-on-Tyne, England.

Commemorated on Page 531 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

STE. MARIE CEMETERY
Seine-Maritime, France

Grave Reference:

Div. 64. VI. H. 4.

Location:

Le Havre is an important town and port on the north side of the estuary of the River Seine. STE. MARIE CEMETERY is one of the town cemeteries, but it is actually situated in the commune of Graville-St. Honorine. It stands on the ridge overlooking Le Havre from the north and is north of the N.182.

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:  CHILD TO CLAYTON.  Microform Sequence 20; Volume Number 31829_B016729. Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 164.  Page 29 of 1068.
  • Photo of WILLIAM DOUGLAS CHILTON– Grave marker - Ste Marie Cemetery - April 2017 ... photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Photo of WILLIAM DOUGLAS CHILTON– Cross of Sacrifice - Ste Marie Cemetery - April 2017 ... photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Photo of WILLIAM DOUGLAS CHILTON– Ste Marie Cemetery - April 2017 ... photo courtesy of Marg Liessens

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