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Henry Vernon Le Mesurier

In memory of:

Lieutenant Henry Vernon Le Mesurier

April 18, 1918

Military Service


Age:

24

Force:

Army

Unit:

Royal Canadian Dragoons (1st Armoured Regiment)

Honours and Awards:

Military Cross and Bar

Additional Information


Son of George G. and Wilhelmina E. Le Mesurier, of Toronto.

Commemorated on Page 448 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

ST. SEVER CEMETERY, ROUEN
Seine-Maritime, France

Grave Reference:

Officers, B. 6. 20.

Location:

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.

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  • Memorial– Lt Henry Vernon Le Mesurier, MC & bar who died of wounds (from Moreuil Wood) 18 Apr 1918 is commemorated on a Memorial Tablet at Upper Canada College, Toronto.  This memorial tablet was unveiled on May 1, 1921 in memory of Upper Canada College students who died on active service during the First World War.

Photo courtesy of Thomas L. Skelding
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Telegram February 1918. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Telegram February 1918. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • War Memorial on the gounds of St. James Cathedral– This War Memorial stands on the grounds of St. James Cathedral in Toronto.  The Cathedral is located on the corner of King & Church Streets, west of Yonge Street. This view shows Church Street just behind the Gothic Revival style Memorial. The base is inscribed with the names of the men from the Cathedral's Roll of Honour on 3 panels, and the 4th panel is a tribute to the men.
  • St. James Catherdral War Memorial Panel– Henry Vernon Le Mesurier is remembered on this panel at the base of the St. James War Memorial.
  • St. James Main Dedication– Main dedication on the St. James War Memorial.
  • Memorial Plaque– Memorial plaque for Lieutenant Henry Vernon LeMesurier, Military Cross.  Located in the south end of St. James Cathedral (Anglican), 65 Church Street, Toronto, Ontario.
  • St. James Cathedral– The memorial plaque for Lieutenant Henry Vernon LeMesurier is located through these doors, and is affixed to the west wall of the church.
  • Newspaper Clipping– Article
  • Newspaper Clipping 2
  • Gravemarker– Photo courtesy of Thomas L. Skelding
  • Plaque– Ex-cadets are named on the Memorial Arch at the Royal Military College of Canada in Kingston, Ontario and in memorial stained glass windows to fallen comrades.

983 Lieut Henry Vernon Le Mesurier MC (RMC 1913) was the son of George G. and Wilhelmina E. Le Mesurier, of Toronto. He served with the Royal Canadian Dragoons (1st Armoured Regiment). He was awarded the Military Cross. He died on Apr 18, 1918. He was buried in the St. Sever Cemetery and Extension, Rouen, Seine-Maritime, France.
  • Stained Glass Window– Ex-cadets are named on the Memorial Arch at the Royal Military College of Canada in Kingston, Ontario and in memorial stained glass windows to fallen comrades.
983 Lieut Henry Vernon Le Mesurier MC (RMC 1914) was the son of George G. and Wilhelmina E. Le Mesurier, of Toronto. He served with the Royal Canadian Dragoons (1st Armoured Regiment). He died 18 Apr 1918. He was buried in the St. Sever Cemetery and Extension (Rouen) Seine-Maritime, France.
  • Memorial Doll– Ex-cadets are named on the Memorial Arch at the Royal Military College of Canada in Kingston, Ontario and in memorial stained glass windows to fallen comrades.
983 Lieut Henry Vernon Le Mesurier MC (RMC 1914) was the son of George G. and Wilhelmina E. Le Mesurier, of Toronto. He served with the Royal Canadian Dragoons (1st Armoured Regiment). He died 18 Apr 1918. He was buried in the St. Sever Cemetery and Extension (Rouen) Seine-Maritime, France.
  • Class Photo– Stone Frigate Journal, Royal Military College of Canada 1914 
983 Lieut Henry Vernon Le Mesurier MC (RMC 1914) was the son of George G. and Wilhelmina E. Le Mesurier, of Toronto. He served with the Royal Canadian Dragoons (1st Armoured Regiment). He died 18 Apr 1918. He was buried in the St. Sever Cemetery and Extension (Rouen) Seine-Maritime, France.
  • Class List– Stone Frigate 1914 Royal Military College of Canada
983 Lieut Henry Vernon Le Mesurier MC (RMC 1914) was the son of George G. and Wilhelmina E. Le Mesurier, of Toronto. He served with the Royal Canadian Dragoons (1st Armoured Regiment). He died 18 Apr 1918. He was buried in the St. Sever Cemetery and Extension (Rouen) Seine-Maritime, France.
  • Cap Badge– 983 Lieut Henry Vernon Le Mesurier MC (RMC 1914) was the son of George G. and Wilhelmina E. Le Mesurier, of Toronto. He served with the Royal Canadian Dragoons (1st Armoured Regiment). He died 18 Apr 1918. He was buried in the St. Sever Cemetery and Extension (Rouen) Seine-Maritime, France.
  • Memorial– Memorial stairwell, Royal Military College of Canada
  • Memorial– Memorial Arch, Royal Military College of Canada

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