Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Henry Bartle Lewis

In memory of:

Private Henry Bartle Lewis

November 27, 1915

Military Service

Service Number:







Canadian Infantry (Eastern Ontario Regiment)


21st Bn. Canadian lnf.

Additional Information


June 22, 1893
Ottawa, Ontario


December 10, 1914
Kingston, Ontario

Son of Thomas and Catherine Lewis (1939, 1940 and 1941 National Memorial (Silver) Cross Mother), of Ottawa West, Ontario.

His brother, Private Charles Walter Lewis, was killed on November 18, 1916, in France while serving with the Canadian Infantry (Eastern Ontario Regiment).

Commemorated on Page 24 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information

Grave Reference:

I. N. 7.


RIDGE WOOD MILITARY CEMETERY is located 5 Km south west of Ieper town centre, on the Slijpstraat, a road leading from the Kemmelseweg. (Connecting Ieper to Kemmel N331). From Ieper town centre the Kemmelseweg is reached via the Rijselsestraat, through the Lille Gate (Rijselpoort), and straight on towards Armentieres (N365). 900 m after the crossroads is the right hand turning onto the Kemmelseweg. (Made prominent by a railway level crossing). 4 km along the Kemmelseweg on the right hand side lies Elzenwalle Military Cemetery, which marks the junction with Slijpstraat. RIDGE WOOD MILITARY CEMETERY lies 1 Km along the Slijpstraat, after a small staggered crossroads.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper Clipping– Silver Cross Mother 1941 Catherine Lewis. Remembered on the pages of the Ottawa Journal. Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– In memory of the men and women of London, Ontario (and area) who went to war and did not come home. Remembered on the pages of the World War One issues of the London Advertiser. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Medals
  • Medals– Medals: Henry and Charles Lewis
  • Inscription– Medals: Henry and Charles Lewis
  • Grave Marker
  • Photo of Henry Lewis– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me

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