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Jonathan Wiggins

In memory of:

Bombardier Jonathan Wiggins

February 10, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

301736

Age:

25

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Artillery

Division:

38th Bty.

Additional Information


Son of David Wiggins, of 32 High St., Penarth, Wales, and the late Jessie Wiggins.

Commemorated on Page 182 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

WINNIPEG (BROOKSIDE) CEMETERY
Manitoba, Canada

Grave Reference:

Mil. 20.

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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  • Circumstances of Death Registers– Bombardier Jonathan Wiggins -  Canadian Artillery 38th Bty. Son of David Wiggins, of 32 High St., Penarth, Wales, and the late Jessie Wiggins. Wiggins died in Military District 10 at St Bon. Hospital of pneumonia. 
http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/microform-digitization/006003-119.01-e.php?q2=36&q3=2936&sqn=901&tt=1368&PHPSESSID=guceodli2sa6gkf086n85nh8v6

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