Canadian Virtual War Memorial

West Shuttleworth

In memory of:

Private West Shuttleworth

November 1, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

721921

Age:

39

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Manitoba Regiment)

Division:

78th Bn.

Citation(s):

British War Medal and Victory Medal

Additional Information


Born:

October 24, 1878
Blackburn, England

Enlistment:

July 5, 1916
Winnipeg, Manitoba

Son of Robert and Martha Shuttleworth of Blackburn, England. Spouse of Sarah Shuttleworth and father of Robert and West of Winnipeg, Manitoba.

Commemorated on Page 325 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

XII. C. 14.

Location:

Passchendaele (Passendale) New British Cemetery lies 10.5 Kms north-east of Ieper town centre on the S'Graventafelstraat, a road leading from St Jan to Passendale. Two roads connect Ieper town centre onto the Zonnebeekseweg; the Torhoutstraat leads from the market square onto a small roundabout. At the roundabout the first right turn is Basculestraat. At the end of Basculestraat, there is a crossroads and Zonnebeekseweg is the turning to the left. 7 Kms along the Zonnebeekseweg, in the village of Zonnebeke, lies the left hand turning onto the Langemarkstraat (further on this street name changes to Zonnebekestraat). 2 Kms along this road, and after passing Dochy Farm New British Cemetery, lies the right hand turning onto the 'S Graventafelstraat. 4 Kms along the 'S Graventafelstraat, and after passing the New Zealand Memorial, lies the cemetery on the left hand side of the road.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Circumstances of death registers– Private West Shuttleworth
  • Cemetery Entrance– Entrance … Passchendale New British Cemetery … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Cemetery– Passchendale New British Cemetery … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Grave Marker– Grave marker … Passchendale New British Cemetery … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens

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