Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Henry Fountain

In memory of:

Private Henry Fountain

September 27, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

3317298

Age:

21

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)

Division:

54th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

June 7, 1897

Commemorated on Page 410 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

BOURLON WOOD CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

I. A. 8.

Location:

Bourlon is a village approximately 6 kilometres west of Cambrai. It lies between the main Cambrai to Bapaume road (N30) and the Cambrai to Arras road (D939). The BOURLON WOOD CEMETERY is signposted from the centre of the village as is the Canadian Forces Memorial. On approaching the Memorial the road should be followed to the left where an unsurfaced track descends about 200 metres to the cemetery.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Cenotaph – Private Henry Fountain is also commemorated on the WWI cenotaph in Orillia, ON … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Cenotaph – Private Henry Fountain is also commemorated on the WWI cenotaph in Orillia, ON … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Photo of Henry Fountain – Henry Fountain- standing in his driveway on Elgin Street, Orillia, Ont.
  • Newspaper Clipping – newspaper clipping from the 24 Oct. 1918, edition of the Orillia Times
  • Newspaper Clipping – photo from the Orillia Times, Oct. 31, 1918.

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