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Herbert Whitton

In memory of:

Sergeant Herbert Whitton

June 9, 1921

Military Service


Service Number:

907938

Age:

49

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Field Artillery

Additional Information


Son of Anthony Whitton, of 1, Wilton Terrace, Dublin, Ireland, and the late Emily Whitton.

Commemorated on Page 560 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

WINNIPEG (BROOKSIDE) CEMETERY
Manitoba, Canada

Grave Reference:

Mil. 331.

Location:

The cemetery is located immediately west of the Red River College, at 3001 Notre Dame Avenue, in the city of Winnipeg, Manitoba. During the First World War, Winnipeg was the headquarters of No 10 Military District and it contained six military hospitals of 972 beds. Air force and army training camps were established in the area during the Second World War, with No 103 Canadian Army Basic Training Centre at Fort Garry. Winnipeg (Brookside) Cemetery contains 299 Commonwealth burials of the First World War and 149 from the Second World War, most of them in the special military plot.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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