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Alec John Kitto

In memory of:

Lieutenant Alec John Kitto

September 16, 1916

Military Service


Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Field Artillery

Division:

12th Bde.

Additional Information


Son of Francis Bowyer Kitto and Lavinia Mary Kitto, of Victoria, British Columbia. Native of England.

Commemorated on Page 114 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

I. I. 9.

Location:

Albert is in the Department of the Somme. The BAPAUME POST MILITARY CEMETERY is about 2 kilometres north-east of town on the right-hand side of the main road, D929, to Bapaume.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

  • Newspaper clipping– From the Daily Colonist of September 23, 1916. Image taken from web address of https://archive.org/details/dailycolonist58y246uvic/page/n5/mode/1up?view=theater.
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Daily Colonist of November 11, 1916. Image taken from web address of https://archive.org/details/dailycolonist58y288uvic/mode/1up?view=theater
  • Newspaper clipping– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Wartime diary– From the 12th Bde War Diary. My Great Uncle Tom Gorman killed in same area shortly after Lt Kitto, buried at Bapaume MP also.
  • Grave marker

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