Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Henry David Austin

In memory of:

Private Henry David Austin

May 21, 1915

Military Service


Service Number:

27684

Age:

24

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)

Division:

15th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

January 21, 1891

Son of Harry and Lizzie Austin, of Croydon, Surrey.

Commemorated on Page 4 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

V. A. 13.

Location:

Pont du Hem is a hamlet situated on the main road from La Bassee to Estaires. Follow the D 947 from La Bassee to Estaires for 10 kilometres and the PONT-DU-HEM MILITARY CEMETERY lies on the left hand side of the road 5 kilometres short of Estaires.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Grave Marker– Grave stone Pont Du Hem cemetery , Pas de Calais France
  • Cap Badge– Cap Badge 15th Bn (48th Highlanders of Canada.  Submitted by Capt V Goldman, 15th Bn Memorial Project Team.  DILEAS GU BRATH
  • Shoulder Patch– Shoulder Patch 15th Bn (48th Highlanders of Canada.  Submitted by Capt V Goldman, 15th Bn Memorial Project Team.  DILEAS GU BRATH
  • Memorial– The Memorial at Festubert France was unveilded and dedicated on 23 Oct 2011 to commemorate the actions of the 15th Battalion CEF (48th Highlanders of Canada) on 20 May 1915 during the Battle of Festubert.  Photo by BGen (ret) G Young and submitted by Capt (ret) V Goldman of the 15th Battalion Memorial Project.
  • Memorial Plaque– The Memorial at Festubert France was unveilded and dedicated on 23 Oct 2011 to commemorate the actions of the 15th Battalion CEF (48th Highlanders of Canada) on 20 May 1915 during the Battle of Festubert.  Photo by BGen (ret) G Young and submitted by Capt (ret) V Goldman of the 15th Battalion Memorial Project.
  • Badge– Cap Badge 15th Bn (48th Highlanders of Canada).  Submitted by Capt V Goldman (ret), 15th Bn Memorial Project.
  • Record of Service– Record of Service Card (front side).  Submitted by 15th Bn Memorial Project Team.  DILEAS GU BRATH
  • Record of Service– Record of Service Card (reverse side).  Submitted by 15th Bn Memorial Project Team.  DILEAS GU BRATH
  • Photo of Henry David Austin– Henry David Austin Private Canadian Infantry 15 Bn.

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