Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Jonathon Feltham

In memory of:

Woodcutter (Lumberjack) Jonathon Feltham

March 26, 1940

Military Service


Service Number:

1478

Age:

17

Force:

Army

Unit:

Newfoundland Overseas Forestry Unit

Additional Information


Born:

July 22, 1922
Glovertown, Bonavista Bay, Newfoundland and Labrador

Son of Benjamin Feltham of Glovertown, Bonavista Bay, Newfoundland. Brother of Ivy, Les and Annie. Jonathon Feltham and his uncle William Henry Feltham, both of Glovertown, Bonavista Bay, enlisted in the Newfoundland Overseas Forestry Unit and travelled together on the same ship to Scotland, arriving at Glasgow on 9 February 1940. Henry was assigned to work as a camp cook and he arranged to have Jonathon work with him as his helper. Jonathon fell ill shortly after their arrival and died at Culduthil Hospital in Inverness on 26 March 1940.

Commemorated on Page 210 of the Newfoundland Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

CARRBRIDGE CEMETERY
Invernesshire, United Kingdom

Grave Reference:

Grave 345

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of Jonathon Feltham
  • Memorial scroll– A memorial scroll found in the Eastport Legion
  • Newfoundland Forestry Unit's monument– Newfoundland Forestry Unit's monument in Grand Falls / Windsor, NF
  • Funeral ceremony for Jonathon Feltham– Obituary for Jonathon Feltham

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