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Raymond Broomfield Whitaker

In memory of:

Private Raymond Broomfield Whitaker

June 8, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

512569

Age:

23

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Army Service Corps

Division:

3rd Div. Train.

Additional Information


Born:

October 20, 1895

Son of George Allison Whitaker and Nellie Whitaker, of Toronto, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 521 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

ST. POL BRITISH CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

I. B. 2.

Location:

The town of St. Pol is about 29 kilometres south-west of Bethune and 34 kilometres west-north-west of Arras. The ST. POL BRITISH CEMETERY is to the south of the town on the road to Frevent (D.916).

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

  • Newspaper Clipping– Pte. Raymond Whitaker's brother Ewart Gladstone Whitaker was born June 1st, 1896, and enlisted on February 4th, 1916.  George Edward Whitaker (322921), was born December 1st, 1897 and enlisted on  March 14th, 1916.  Both enlisted in Guelph, Ontario, and both indicated that they were students.  All 3 brothers named their uncle, W. H. Whitaker, 144 Chatham Street, Brantford, Ontario, as their next-of-kin on their military attestations.
  • Photo of Raymond Whitaker– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me

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