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James Whitney Dalrymple

In memory of:

Sergeant James Whitney Dalrymple

May 4, 1917

Military Service

Service Number:







Canadian Infantry (Nova Scotia Regiment)


25th Bn.

Additional Information


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


Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

II. F. 1.


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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