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Harry Charles Burnett

In memory of:

Private Harry Charles Burnett

August 6, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

823724

Age:

23

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Quebec Regiment)

Division:

14th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

August 19, 1893
Township of Ryde, Muskoka, Ontario

Son of William and Mary Ann (née Fox) Burnett. Husband of Myrtle Burnett of London, Ontario. He is commemorated on the family gravemarker with his parents at Hamlet Cemetery near Sparrow Lake, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 210 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

NOEUX-LES-MINES COMMUNAL CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

II. G. 28.

Location:

Noeux-les-Mines is a town 6 kilometres south of Bethune on the main road to Arras. The Communal Cemetery is on the northern side of the town, on the south-east side of the road to Labourse.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Circumstances of Death Registers– Source: Library and Archives Canada.  CIRCUMSTANCES OF DEATH REGISTERS, FIRST WORLD WAR Surnames:  Burbank to Bytheway. Microform Sequence 16; Volume Number 31829_B016725. Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 160.  Page 289 of 926.
  • Cenotaph– Private Harry Charles Burnett is also commemorated on the WWI cenotaph in Orillia, ON … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Cenotaph– Private Harry Charles Burnett is also commemorated on the WWI cenotaph in Orillia, ON … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Newspaper clipping– From the London Free Press November 1916. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the London Free Press August 1917.  Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the London Free Press August 1917. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of Harry Charles Burnett– Enlisted in 1914, went overseas with the 142nd Battalion. Died of wounds received at Vimy Ridge.

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