Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Walter Drinnon Douglas

In memory of:

Private Walter Drinnon Douglas

August 17, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

790657

Age:

41

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (British Columbia Regiment)

Division:

29th Bn.

Additional Information


Son of William and Mary Douglas, of Janebank, Loanhead, Midlothian, Scotland.

Commemorated on Page 399 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

VIA. C. 18.

Location:

Villers-Bretonneux is a village 16 kilometres east of Amiens on the straight main road to St Quentin. The Villers-Bretonneux Military Cemetery is about 2 kilometres north of the village on the east side of the road to Fouilloy.

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: Don to Drzewiecki. Microform Sequence 29; Volume Number 31829_B016738. Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 173. Page 531 of 1076. He was originally buried in Dury Hospital Military Cemetery, under the wall of the Asylum near the West side of the Amiens-Dury road. After the Armistice, his body was exhumed and buried in Villers-Bretonneux Military Cemetery.
  • Photo of Walter Douglas– Submitted in memory of the members of the 131st Battalion CEF. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Biography– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Photo of Walter Douglas– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me

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