Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Fred Witherow

In memory of:

Private Fred Witherow

April 9, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

781319

Age:

31

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Machine Gun Corps

Division:

7th Coy.

Additional Information


Born:

March 18, 1886

Son of William Robert and Annie Witherow. Native of Burton-on-Trent, England.

Commemorated on Page 352 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

LA CHAUDIERE MILITARY CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

VII. E. 4.

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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  • Town Hall – This is the Town Hall, Burton-on-Trent, Staffordshire.  There is a Roll of Honour inside on which Fred's name is commemorated.
  • Roll of Honour – The Roll of Honour inside the Town Hall, Burton-on-Trent.
  • Inscription – Fred's name commemorated on the Roll of Honour.  He was a bricklayer by trade.  He enlisted on 2nd December 1915 at Moose Jaw SasK., and was living in Borderland Sask., at the time.
  • 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)
  • 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)

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