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Basil Hertslet

In memory of:

Private Basil Hertslet

April 28, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

1037141

Age:

45

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Eastern Ontario Regiment)

Division:

238th Bn.

Additional Information


Son of the late Sir Cecil Hertslet, K.C.B., and Lady Hertslet, of Belle Vue House, Petersham Rd., Richmond, Surrey, England; husband of Helen Annie Hertslet, of Port Haney, British Columbia.

Commemorated on Page 428 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

VANCOUVER (MOUNTAIN VIEW) CEMETERY
British Columbia, Canada

Grave Reference:

Block 45. Plot 6. Lot 3.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Grave Marker– Grave of 1037141 Pvt. Basil H. Hertslet who served with the 238th Battn. C.E.F. He was born in the City of Richmond in Surrey England on Sept. 11th 1872.  Husband of Helen Hertslet.
He first enlisted into the C.E.F. at Vancouver BC on May 18th 1916 but was later discharged in Aug. of 1917 due to an Gastric ulcer.  He enlisted once again on March 22nd 1918 and listed his occupation as "Farmer"  Basil died on April 28th 1918 at the age of 55 and was laid to rest in the Mountain View cemetery of Vancouver BC
  • Cross of Sacrifice– Memorial Cross in the section where 1037141 Pvt. Basil H. Hertslet was laid to rest in the Mountain View cemetery of Vancouver BC
  • Vancouver (Mountain View) Cemetery– Cemetery view of the section where 1037141 Pvt. Basil H. Hertslet was laid to rest in the Mountain View cemetery of Vancouver BC

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