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Thomas Culbert

In memory of:

Private Thomas Culbert

June 24, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

775036

Age:

26

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Eastern Ontario Regiment)

Division:

38th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

May 10, 1891

Commemorated on Page 223 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

LA CHAUDIERE MILITARY CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

Surnach Mem 20.

Location:

LA CHAUDIERE MILITARY CEMETERY is approximately 3 kilometres south of Lens and is situated on the north-western outskirts of Vimy.

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 CULBERT– Photo from the National Memorial Album of Canadian Heroes c.1919. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Circumstances of death registers– Source: Library and Archives Canada. CIRCUMSTANCES OF DEATH REGISTERS, FIRST WORLD WAR Surnames: Crossley to Cyrs. Microform Sequence 25; Volume Number 31829_B016734. Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 169. Page 269 of 890
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Telegram March 1917. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Telegram July 1917. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of Thomas Culbert
  • Newspaper Clipping– Pte. Thomas Culbert was born in Belfast, Ireland.  He enlisted in the 126th "Peel" Battalion, C.E.F. in Toronto on January 13th, 1916.  His brother Bugler James Culbert, 157563, enlisted with the 81st Battalion C.E.F. on October 7th, 1915.  Another brother, Corp. William Culbert, 9182, enlisted with the First Canadian Contingent on September 22nd, 1914 at Valcartier Camp, Quebec.  He served with the 3rd Battalion C.E.F., and is described in this article as one of the "returned heroes".  In grateful memory.
  • Newspaper Clipping
  • Post Card– Postcard from Thomas to his wife
  • Grave marker– The grave marker at La Chaudiere Military Cemetery located at the foot of Vimy Ridge, very near the town of Vimy, France. The cemetery is 13 kilometres north of Arras, France. May he rest in peace. (John & Anne Stephens 2013)
  • Cemetery– La Chaudiere Military Cemetery - La Chaudiere Military Cemetery is located at the foot of Vimy Ridge, very near the town of Vimy, France. The cemetery is 13 kilometres north of Arras, France. May they rest in peace. (John & Anne Stephens 2013)
  • Memorial– Special Memorial: "To the memory of these 23 soldiers of the British Empire killed in action in 1917 and buried at the time in the Canadian Military Graves Avion. Avion British Cemetery (The Sandpits) and Chinook Annapolis and Sumack Cemeteries, Vimy whose graves were destroyed in later battles. Their glory shall not be blotted out" (John & Anne Stephens 2013)

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