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The Story of the 102nd Canadian Infantry Battalion
From BC to Baisieux by Sgt Leonard McLeod Gould HQ 102nd Canadians WW1


  Ernest Lloyd Whettell born January 27th 1892 in Forden; Montgomeryshire to parents Richard and Annie Whettell. He was one of ten children. At the age of 16 years he tried to join the British Army but he was turned down as being to young, not to be put off he sailed on June 3 1909 age 17 years to Canada on the White Star ship Laurentic landing in  Quebec.

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rnest volunteered for service with the Canadian Army his Service Number was 703783.After training he was posted to the Canadian Expeditionary Force for service in France on February 28th 1916, he was promoted to Lance Corporal and was killed in action on October 29th 1916. Ernest is buried in St. Sever CEM Extension, Rouen; France.    Remembered with Honour.
EL Whettle from Josie Atkins in the UKEL Whettle from Josie Atkins in the UK

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BATTLE HONOURS

"SOMME, 1916", "Ancre Heights", "Ancre, 1916", "ARRAS, 1917, 18", "VIMY, 1917", "Hill 70", ", 1917", "PASSCHENDAELE", "AMIENS", "Scarpe, 1918", "Drocourt-Queant", "HINDENBURG LINE", "CANAL du NORD", "VALENCIENNES", "France and Flanders, 1916-18".

Be sure and visit the 102nd Battalion`s Sister Unit - the 54th Kootenay Battalion

Visit the 21st Battalion from Eastern Ontario

In Memory of LEONARD MUNROE, Lance Corporal, 634116, 21st Bn., Canadian Infantry (Eastern Ontario Regt.), who died on, Saturday, 3rd November 1917. Age 22. Son of Peter Munroe and his wife Ellen McDermid, of Maxville, Ontario, resting at PASSCHENDAELE NEW BRITISH CEMETERY, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium, Grave Reference, IX. E. 11., all Canada in Khaki  pictures courtesy of Leonard Munroe' s descendant Maj Don MacLean, Canadian Armed Forces.