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Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Herbert Frederick Birmingham

In memory of:

Lieutenant Herbert Frederick Birmingham

August 10, 1918

Military Service


Age:

37

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)

Division:

54th Battalion

Additional Information


Born:

July 22, 1881
Toronto, Ontario

Enlistment:

April 4, 1916
Toronto, Ontario

Son of Robert and Mary Ann Fleming Birmingham.

Commemorated on Page 369 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

V. C. 6.

Location:

Crouy is a village about 16 kilometres north-west of Amiens on the west side of the River Somme, on the Amiens-Abbeville main road. The CROUY BRITISH CEMETERY is a little south of the village on the west side of the road to Cavillon and there is a Commonwealth War Graves Commission signpost on the main road.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Group Photo– Officers of “B” company 54th battalion. Herbert Frederick Birmingham is located in the front row, very right.(#6)
  • Reverse side of Group Photo
  • Photo of Herbert Frederick Birmingham– From "The War Book of Upper Canada College", edited by Archibald Hope Young, Toronto, 1923.  This book is a Roll of Honour including former students who served during the First World War.
  • Newspaper Clipping– From the Toronto Star. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping
  • Newspaper Clipping (2)– Article
  • Newspaper Clipping (3)
  • Death Registry– Source: Library and Archives Canada.  CIRCUMSTANCES OF DEATH REGISTERS FIRST WORLD WAR Surnames: Birch to Blakstad. Mircoform Sequence 10; Volume Number 31829_B034746; Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 154 Page 119 of 734
  • Old City Hall– The 204th (Beavers) Memorial plaque is located inside the  Toronto's Old City 
Hall. Front of the Hall is the city¿s cenotaph.
  • Commemorative Plaque– WWI Memorial Plaque for the 204th (Beavers) Battalion located in Old City 
Hall, Queen St., Toronto, Ontario.
  • Memorial Plaque– Memorial Plaque
  • Memorial Tablet– Lieutenant Herbert Frederick Birmingham is remembered on this brass Memorial Tablet.  It was unveiled on May 1st, 1921 in memory of Upper Canada College students who died on active service during the First World War.  Upper Canada College is located in Toronto, Ontario.
  • Grave marker

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