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James Aitken

In memory of:

Private James Aitken

December 23, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

769314

Age:

19

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Western Ontario Regiment)

Division:

18th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

August 15, 1897
Edinburgh, Scotland

Enlistment:

December 29, 1915
Toronto, Ontario

Commemorated on Page 45 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

BOIS-DE-NOULETTE BRITISH CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

II. C. 3.

Location:

Aix-Noulette is a large village 8 kilometres south-south-east of Bethune on the main road to Arras. About 1.5 kilometres south of the village and a little west of the main road is the hamlet of Noulette. BOIS-DE-NOULETTE BRITISH CEMETERY is on the south side of the hamlet.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Memorial– Photo from the National Memorial Album of Canadian Heroes c.1919. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Photo of JAMES AITKEN– Photo from the National Memorial Album of Canadian Heroes c.1919. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Telegram January 1917. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Press Clipping– Pte. Aitken was born in Edinburgh, Scotland and enlisted in the C.E.F. on December 29th, 1915 in Toronto, Ontario.
  • Photo of James Aitken– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Biography– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me

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