Canada in the First World War

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London, England

On weekends in 2006, Chris Henzler, toured various cemeteries in England, capturing photos of the Canadian soldier graves in these cemeteries near London.

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All photos are copyright 2006, Chris Henzler

Chris also took some photos of the Royal Military Hospital in Woolwich, where many of the men buried in South East London likely died.

Deptford (Brockley) Cemetery

This cemetery contains 1 Canadian soldier

Inscription on Memorial


Greenwich Cemetery

One of three cemeteries in Greenwich with the remains of Canadian Soldiers. Thirteen Canadians are buried here. The two without photos are Private Leroy Alexander and Private John Hyde (Royal Army Service Corps)

View of the portion of the cemetery containing the majority of the Canadian, Australian and New Zealand soldiers.  


Greenwich (Charlton) Cemetery

This cemetery contains 3 Canadian soldiers. In addition to Private Taylor, the graves of Private William Fraser and Sergeant Maurice Smith are in the graveyard.

Buried in Family Plot
Also in Loving Memory of their Only Son
Walter Richard, 27th Batt. Canadians
Who Died of Wounds Received in France
25th January 1918 Aged 35 Years
Dulce et Decorum Est Pro Patria Mori


Lewisham (Hither Green) Cemetery

This cemetery contains 1 Canadian soldier.

View of grave


Lewisham (Ladywell) Cemetery

This cemetery contains 1 Canadian soldier

View of grave


Woolwich (Plumstead) Cemetery

This cemetery contains 2 Canadian soldiers, Bombardier Frederick Adams and Sergeant William Blake.

View of grave




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