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Lewis Edgar West

In memory of:

Private Lewis Edgar West

September 7, 1917


France

Military Service


Service Number:

797113

Age:

21

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Quebec Regiment)

Division:

14th Bn.

Citation(s):

British War Medal, Victory Medal

Additional Information


Born:

September 12, 1895
Houghton Township, Ontario

Enlistment:

February 12, 1916
Simcoe, Ontario

Son of Abraham and Emeline West of Kingslake, Ontario.

Brother of Private Arthur West and Private William James West, both died on the same day while serving with the Canadian Infantry (Quebec Regiment) and are buried in the same grave.

Commemorated on Page 347 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

LAPUGNOY MILITARY CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

VI. A. 3.

Location:

Lapugnoy is a village and commune in Pas-de-Calais, 6 kilometres west of Bethune. From the centre of Lapugnoy, head south-west on the D70 in the direction of Marles-les-Mines. On the outskirts of the centre there is a crucifix at the side of the main road, turn right here towards Allouagne. After approximately 500 metres there is a track on the left hand side (the Cemetery is signposted here) and the LAPUGNOY MILITARY CEMETERY can be found on the left hand side, approximately 500 metres, along this track.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Photo of Lewis West– Submitted by Operation Picture Me
  • Grave Marker– Grave Marker - Lapugnoy Military Cemetery … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens

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