Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Henry Douglas Laidlaw

In memory of:

Private Henry Douglas Laidlaw

April 19, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:
475504
Age:

33

Force:

Army

Unit:

Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry (Eastern Ontario Regt.)

Additional Information


Born:

September 3, 1882

Son of Mr. and Mrs. John Douglas Laidlaw, of Barrie, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 115 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Grave Reference:

I. M. 38.

Location:

MENIN ROAD SOUTH MILITARY CEMETERY is located 2 Kilometres east of Ieper town centre, on the Meenseweg (N8), connecting Ieper to Menen. From Ieper town centre the Meenseweg is located via Torhoutstraat and right onto Basculestraat. Basculestraat ends at a main cross roads, directly over which begins the Meenseweg. The MENIN ROAD SOUTH MILITARY CEMETERY is located 800 metres along the Meenseweg on the right hand side of the road.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Memorial – Cenotaph Barrie, Ontario
  • Memorial – Photo from the National Memorial Album of Canadian Heroes c.1919. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Photo of Henry Douglas Laidlaw – Photo from the National Memorial Album of Canadian Heroes c.1919. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Newspaper Clipping – Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me. From the Annie Boyes collection courtesy of the Simcoe County Archives. http://www.simcoe.ca/dpt/arc
  • Memorial Street – Barrie street named in honour of Private Henry Douglas Laidlaw with a poppy.
  • Circumstances of Death – Circumstances of Death- Private Henry Douglas Laidlaw.
  • Photo of Henry Douglas Laidlaw – 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.
  • Memorial Tablet – Private Henry Douglas Laidlaw 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.
  • Newspaper Clipping – Pte. Henry Douglas Laidlaw, who was killed in action, is mentioned in this article about his brother.
  • Entrance
  • Cross of Sacrifice
  • Grave Marker
  • Press Clipping – Source:  The Globe Toronto Monday May 1 1916
  • Press Clipping – Source:  The Globe Toronto Saturday May 6 1916

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