Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Joseph Ainsworth

In memory of:

Private Joseph Ainsworth

May 24, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

235146

Age:

27

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Manitoba Regiment)

Division:

52nd Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

April 4, 1890
Cornwall, England

Enlistment:

May 23, 1916
Winnipeg, Manitoba

Son of John and Isabella Ainsworth, of St. James, Winnipeg, Manitoba.

Commemorated on Page 189 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

PETIT-VIMY BRITISH CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

B. 6.

Location:

Vimy is a village some 10 kilometres north of Arras and the PETIT-VIMY BRITISH CEMETERY is west of the village and a little west of the main road from Lens to Arras (N25).

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Grave Marker– A photograph of the headstone at the Petit-Vimy Cemetery, near Vimy Ridge and the town of Vimy, France. May he rest in peace.(J.Stephens)
  • Epitaph– Epitaph: "Gone but not forgotten"
  • Cemetery– The Petit-Vimy Cemetery, near Vimy Ridge and the town of Vimy, in the Pas de Calais, France

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