Canadian Virtual War Memorial

James Russell Chamberlin

In memory of:

Lieutenant James Russell Chamberlin

June 2, 1916

Military Service


Air Force


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


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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