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Walter Forbes Sharpe

In memory of:

Private Walter Forbes Sharpe

November 19, 1919

Military Service


Service Number:

442556

Age:

43

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry, Canadian Expeditionary Force

Additional Information


Born:

October 26, 1877

Son of General Charles F. and Alice Ann Sharpe, of Mission City; husband of Flora Francis Sharpe, of Mission City, British Columbia.

Commemorated on Page 542 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

VANCOUVER (MOUNTAIN VIEW) CEMETERY
British Columbia, Canada

Grave Reference:

45.11.7

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Grave Marker– Grave of 442556 Pvt. Walter Forbes Sharpe who served with the 54th Battn. C.E.F.  Son of British General Charles F. Sharpe and Alice Sharpe he was born in Gondah India on Oct. 26th 1877. Husband of Flora F Sharpe of Mission BC.  Walter enlisted into the C.E.F. at Camp Vernon BC on Aug. 28th 1915 listing his occupation as "Farmer" Walter was wounded in action in France on Aug. 1st 1917 and was later invalided back to Canada in 1918.  He died of his wounds on Nov. 19th 1919 at the age of 43.  He was laid to rest in the Mountain View cemetery of Vancouver BC
  • Cross of Sacrifice– Memorial Cross in the section where 442556 Pvt. Walter Forbes Sharpe was laid to rest in the Mountain View cemetery of Vancouver BC
  • Vancouver (Mountain View) Cemetery– Cemetery view of the section where 442556 Pvt. Walter Forbes Sharpe was laid to rest in the Mountain View cemetery of Vancouver BC

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