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Henry Theodore Chesterman

In memory of:

Private Henry Theodore Chesterman

October 15, 1916

Military Service

Service Number:







Canadian Army Medical Corps


4th Field Amb.

Additional Information


November 25, 1891

attd. 5th Coy., Can. Machine Gun Corps. Son of Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Chesterman, of "Glen Avon," Bloomfield Rd., Bath.

Commemorated on Page 66 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Seine-Maritime, France

Grave Reference:

B. 16. 12.


The St. Sever Cemetery and Extension (Rouen) is situated about 3 kilometres south of Rouen Cathedral and a short distance west of the road from Rouen to Elbeuf. If travelling from Elbeuf or Caen on the N.138, follow Avenue Des Canadiens right down to the roundabout. Then take the fourth exit into Rue Stanislas De Jardin, and the cemetery lies 150 metres on the left. The CWGC signpost is located at the entrance of the cemetery.

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:  Catchpole to Chignell. Microform Sequence 19; Volume Number 31829_B016728. Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 165. Page 913 of 958.
  • Grave Marker– Grave Marker - picture taken from a trip there  in 2010
  • Photo of HENRY THEODORE CHESTERMAN– Henry aged four and a half
  • Photo of Henry Theodore Chesterman
  • Group Photo– "4th Canadian Field Ambulance.  Winnipeg. 2nd Contingent."  Henry back row left.  (Photograph and caption from family archive)
  • Group Photo– Henry (centre) with two comrades, identified only as "Austin" (left) and "Smith".  Photograph and captions from family archive.
  • Photo of Henry Chesterman– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me

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