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Thornton Wanlace Dunn

In memory of:

Private Thornton Wanlace Dunn

April 29, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

181

Age:

21

Force:

Army

Unit:

Welland Canal Force

Additional Information


Son of Lancelot and Catherine Dunn, of St. Catharines, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 232 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

ST. CATHARINES (VICTORIA LAWN) CEMETERY
Ontario, Canada

Grave Reference:

Lot I. Div. 25. Sec. S.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

  • Circumstances of Death Registers– Drowned Port Colborne Lock http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/microform-digitization/006003-119.01-e.php?q2=36&q3=2865&sqn=1132&tt=1304&PHPSESSID=vpccpb7aqosbbtepte14uihph3
  • Memorial– The Cenotaph at Memorial Park in St. Catharines, Ontario, was dedicated on August 7th, 1927 by the Prince of Wales (future King Edward VIII), and unveiled by Brigadier General W. B. M. King, C.M.G., D.S.O.  The names of St. Catharines men who died as a result of their service during World War I are listed on two bronze tablets located at City Hall.

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