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Ernest James Witty

In memory of:

Private Ernest James Witty

June 21, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

775421

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Pioneers

Division:

124th Canadian Pioneer Battalion.

Additional Information


Born:

November 30, 1892

Commemorated on Page 352 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

ZOUAVE VALLEY CEMETERY, SOUCHEZ
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

II. H. 2.

Location:

Souchez is a village some 12 kilometres north of Arras on the main road to Bethune and ZOUAVE VALLEY CEMETERY is one mile south-east of the village. It lies in the valley which extends southwards from Souchez on the western side of Vimy Ridge.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper clipping– Newspaper announcement of Ernie's sacrifice.  If you are a decendant of him or his family, don't hesitate to contact me.

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