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Gerald Hobson Fenner

In memory of:

Private Gerald Hobson Fenner

September 26, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

401058

Age:

18

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)

Division:

15th Bn.

Additional Information


Son of William and Lillian Fenner, of Tilbury, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 84 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

CONTAY BRITISH CEMETERY
Somme, France

Grave Reference:

II. C. 24.

Location:

Contay is a village in the Department of the Somme on the main road, Amiens to Arras. The CONTAY BRITISH CEMETERY lies on the left (north east) side of the road to Franvillers. There are no access problems. There is a CWGC road sign next to the church and square of the village and next to the D23, Franvillers - Corbie, sign. The distance from the CWGC sign to the Cemetery is approximately 650 metres.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Badge– Cap badge of the 33rd Bn which he originally joined before being sent to the 15th Bn as a reinforcement. Photo BGen Young 15th Bn Memorial Project.

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  • Cap Badge– 15th Bn cap badge. Photo  BGen G. Young 15th Battalion Memorial Project Team.
 
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  • Shoulder patch– 1st Division, 3rd Brigade shoulder patch worn by 15th Battalion (48th Highlanders of Canada). Photo BGen G. Young 15th Battalion Memorial Project Team..

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  • Grave Marker– Photo BGen G. Young 15th Battalion Memorial Project Team
		
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  • 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
  • Memorial– 15th Bn (48th Highlanders of Canada) memorial located in the village of Courcelette, France.  This memorial commemorates all members of the unit who fell during the Somme offensive of 1916 and in particular describes the actions on 26 September during the Battle of Theipval Ridge.  Submitted by 15th Bn Memorial Project Team.  DILEAS GU BRATH
  • Photo of Gerald Hobson Fenner– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me

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