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Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Alex Duthie

In memory of:

Private Alex Duthie

July 6, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

139073

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)

Division:

3rd Bn.

Additional Information


Son of Gilbert Duthie, of Toronto, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 232 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

BRUAY COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

H. 8.

Location:

Bruay is a large village in the Department of the Pas-de-Calais, 6 kilometres south-west of Bethune and 26 kilometres north-west of Arras. Leave Bruay on the N.41 heading north towards Berck. Turn right where signposts indicate Lews/Calonne Riquart. After 400 metres turn right again, sign Cimetiere Ouest. Continue up the hill past the miner memorial. The cemetery is found after one kilometre on the right hand side. The Commonwealth plot is in the far right hand corner.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

  • Memorial– Photo from the National Memorial Album of Canadian Heroes c.1919. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Photo of ALEX DUTHIE– Photo from the National Memorial Album of Canadian Heroes c.1919. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Grave Marker– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Telegram July 1917. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– Pte. Alex Duthie enlisted in Toronto, Ontario, on July 17th, 1915.
  • Newspaper Clipping

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