Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Harold Ward Bassingthwaighte

In memory of:

Corporal Harold Ward Bassingthwaighte

September 28, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

142185

Age:

22

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)

Division:

4th Bn.

Additional Information


Son of Herschel Bassingthwaighte and Minnie Rumble Bassingthwaighte, of Cookstown, Simcoe Co., Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 197 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

BARLIN COMMUNAL CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

II. D. 34.

Location:

Barlin is a village about 11 kilometres south-west of Bethune on the D188, between the Bethune-Arras and Bethune-St. Pol roads, about 6.5 kilometres south-east of Bruay. The BARLIN COMMUNAL CEMETERY and EXTENSION lie to the north of the village on the D171 road to Houchin.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Inscription– Cookstown Cenotaph.
  • Circumstances of Death Registers– Source: Library and Archives Canada.  CIRCUMSTANCES OF DEATH REGISTERS, FIRST WORLD WAR Surnames:  Bark to Bazinet. Mircoform Sequence 6; Volume Number 31829_B016716. Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 150.  Page 735 of 1058.
  • Memorial Street– Innisfil street named in honour of Corporal Harold Ward Bassingthwaighte with a poppy.
  • Cenotaph– Barrie, Ontario Cenetaph Innisfil Memorial

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