Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Lester Graham Nimmo

In memory of:

Private Lester Graham Nimmo

August 28, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

727759

Age:

19

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)

Division:

58th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

August 28, 1897

Son of Thos. E. and Annie M. Nimmo, of Ripley, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 301 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

BRUAY COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

K. 6.

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

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  • Photo of LESTER GRAHAM NIMMO– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping– From the Toronto Star. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Roll of Honour– "This Roll of Honour has been prepared as a permanent tribute to those men of the teaching profession in Ontario, who enlisted in connection with the Great War."  Source:  The Roll of Honour of the Ontario Teachers Who Served in the Great War 1914-1918 (The Ryerson Press: Toronto, 1922).   The 1914-1918 Roll of Service for Ontario Teachers contains 851 names.  101 died as a result of their military service.  The information on this Honour Roll may differ from other sources as it was compiled by the Department of Education in Toronto, Ontario, from "...varied and numerous sources, that mistakes are inevitable."

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