Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Walter Whitehead

In memory of:

Private Walter Whitehead

April 10, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

427567

Age:

21

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Quebec Regiment)

Division:

42nd Bn.

Citation(s):

Military Medal, British War Medal and Victory Medal

Honours and Awards:

Military Medal

Additional Information


Born:

September 6, 1895
Birmingham, Alabama

Enlistment:

September 14, 1915
Estevan, Saskatchewan

Relative of Mrs. W.E. Deckhard of Ida, Arkansas, United States of America.

Commemorated on Page 348 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

LAPUGNOY MILITARY CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

II. A. 14.

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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