Canadian Virtual War Memorial

James Whitney Dalrymple

In memory of:

Sergeant James Whitney Dalrymple

May 4, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:
414308
Age:

39

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Nova Scotia Regiment)

Division:

25th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

August 27, 1878

Son of Capt. Alfred T. and Bessie Dalrymple, of Minasville, Hants Co., Nova Scotia.

Commemorated on Page 224 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

LIEVIN COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION ; Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

II. F. 1.

Location:

Lievin is a small town in the Department of the Pas-de-Calais, 3.5 kilometres west of Lens. The Communal Cemetery is on the south-west side of the town on the road to Givenchy-en-Gohelle.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Circumstances of death registers – Source: Library and Archives Canada. CIRCUMSTANCES OF DEATH REGISTERS, FIRST WORLD WAR Surnames: Dack to Dabate. Microform Sequence 26; Volume Number 31829_B016735. Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 170. Page 173 of 1140. Signed his Attestation Paper as James Whitman Dalryymple. Initially buried in Acheville Road Cemetery, just East of Vimy, 3 ¾ miles South of Lens. After the Armistice his body was exhumed and re-interred in LIEVIN COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION.
  • Memorial – James Whitney Dalrymple shares a memorial stone with his parents in Robie Street Cemetery in Truro, Colchester, Nova Scotia. The memorial has him titled as a "Captain" which must refer to his rank as a master mariner in civilian life.

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