Canadian Virtual War Memorial

James Russell Chamberlin

In memory of:

Lieutenant James Russell Chamberlin

June 2, 1916

Military Service


Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Flying Corps

Additional Information


Son of Mrs. Adelaide Chamberlin, of 86 Pleasant Boulevard, Toronto, Ontario

Commemorated on Page 570 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

TORONTO (MOUNT PLEASANT) CEMETERY
Ontario, Canada

Grave Reference:

Plot X. Sec. 10. Lot 9.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Press Clipping– From the Toronto Star. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Press Clipping– From the Toronto Star. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Honor Roll– From the "University of Toronto / Roll of Service 1914-1918", published in 1921.
  • Photo of James Russel Chamberlin– From: The Varsity Magazine Supplement published by The Students Administrative Council, University of Toronto 1916.  
Submitted for the Soldiers' Tower Committee, University of Toronto, by Operation Picture Me.
  • The Soldiers' Tower– The Soldiers' Tower was built at University of Toronto between 1919-1924 in memory of those lost to the University in the Great War. The names of the fallen were carved on the Memorial Screen seen at photo left. Photo:  K. Parks
  • Newspaper Clipping– Globe and Mail Article with some detail on his life and accidental death - June 5, 1916, Page 5
  • Memorial– Memorial Room, Soldiers' Tower, University of Toronto.  Photo by David Pike, 2010; courtesy of Alumni Relations.

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