Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Hugh Gordon Munro

In memory of:

Corporal Hugh Gordon Munro

October 9, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

47904

Age:

18

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)

Division:

15th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

December 3, 1897
Gladstone, Manitoba

Son of the Rev. J. E. and Jessie L. Munro, of "The Manse," Oakville, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 140 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

CONTAY BRITISH CEMETERY
Somme, France

Grave Reference:

IV. A. 11.

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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  • Newspaper Obituary
  • Photo of Hugh Gordon Munro
  • Grave marker– Gravemarker. Photo BGen G. Young 15th Battalion Memorial Project Team
		
 DILEAS GU BRATH.
  • 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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  • Cap Badge– Cap Badge 37th Bn.  Corporal Munro enlisted with the 37th but was sent to the 15th Bn as a reinforcement.  Submitted by Capt (ret'd) V. goldman 15th Bn Memorial Project Team.  DILEAS GU BRATH
  • 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.  The memorial commemorates the unit’s actions on 26 September 1916 when they attacked Regina Trench during the Battle of Theipval Ridge.  The memorial honours all members of the unit who took part in the Somme offensive of 1916.  Submitted by the 15th Bn Memorial  Project Team.  DILEAS GU BRATH
  • Photo of Hugh Gordon Munro– Cpl Hugh Gordon Munro (right).  15th Bn Memorial Project
  • Photo of Hugh Gordon Munro– Cpl Hugh Gordon Munro.  15th Bn Memorial Project
  • Oakville Remembers
  • Oakville Remembers Biography
  • Oakville Remembers Biography (Page 2)

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