Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Thomas Hugh Callaghan

In memory of:

Major Thomas Hugh Callaghan

April 9, 1917

Military Service


Age:

41

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (British Columbia Regiment)

Division:

72nd Bn.

Citation(s):

Distinguished Conduct Medal, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Honours and Awards:

Distinguished Conduct Medal

Additional Information


Born:

May 26, 1875
Toronto, Ontario

Enlistment:

September 1, 1915
Vernon, British Columbia

Son of Hugh and Ethel Callaghan. Husband of Mary Wilson Callaghan of Toronto, Ontario. Served in the South African Campaign.

Commemorated on Page 211 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

VILLERS STATION CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

VIII. A. 24.

Location:

Villers-au-Bois is a village in the Department of the Pas-de-Calais, 11 kilometres north-west of Arras. The VILLERS STATION CEMETERY is about 2 kilometres north-west of the village.

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 THOMAS HUGH CALLAGHAN – Photo from the National Memorial Album of Canadian Heroes c.1919. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Newspaper clipping – From the Daily Colonist of May 12, 1917. Image taken from web address of http://archive.org/stream/dailycolonist59y132uvic#page/n0/mode/1up
  • Attestation Papers
  • Attestation Papers (Reverse)
  • Grave marker

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