Private DONALD WELLINGTON CHIPPEWA (photo added)

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Rank Private
Forenames DONALD WELLINGTON
Surname CHIPPEWA (photo added)
Initials D W
Place of Birth MERLIN, ONTARIO, CANADA
Date of Birth Friday, 14 July 1922
Date of Death Thursday, 10 August 1944
Age 22
Nationality Canadian
Residence or Entered Service From Unknown, UNKNOWN
Service Number A/104477
Force Canadian Army
Service/Corps/Regiment Algonquin Regiment, Canadian Infantry Corps
Unit / Ship / Battalion / Squadron Unknown
Military Honours and Awards
Place of Burial/Commemoration BRETTEVILLE-SUR-LAIZE CANADIAN WAR CEMETERY
Roll of honour
Grave/Memorial Location IX. F. 12.
Previous Place(s) of Burial Unknown
Epitaph NO EPITAPH
Family Details SON OF MR. AND MRS. JOHNSTONE CHIPPEWA OF MERSEA TOWNSHIP, ONTARIO, CANADA.

Additional Information

 

 

Donald Wellington Chippewa was born in Merlin, Ontario, Canada on Fridat the 24th July 1944. He was a member of the Caldwell Band of the Pottawattami Tribe of Canadian First Nations.1

 

 

Private DONALD WELLINGTON CHIPPEWA, undated.

 

 

Royal Canadian Legion Branch 324, Tributes to the Fallen,
for Private DONALD WELLINGTON CHIPPEWA.

 

 

Newspaper obituary (publication unknown), undated.2

 

 

 

 

References
1. Additional information and photographs, unless otherwise credited, kindly provided by Bill Siddall, Historian & Archivist Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 324, Wheatley, Ontario, Canada.
2. Copy of newspaper obituary from the Veterans Affairs Canada, Canadian Virtual War Memorial.
3. Copy of original document available from the Veterans Affairs Canada, Canadian Virtual War Memorial Book of Remembrance p.272.

 

Acknowledgements and Credits
Source of original data: Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Headstone photograph: Carl Shilleto
Cross marker photograph:  
Individual photograph: Bill Siddall, Historian & Archivist Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 324, Wheatley, Ontario, Canada,
Additional photographs provided by: Bill Siddall, Historian & Archivist Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 324, Wheatley, Ontario, Canada, Veterans Affairs Canada, Canadian Virtual War Memorial and Carl Shilleto.
Additional information provided by: Bill Siddall, Historian & Archivist Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 324, Wheatley, Ontario, Canada and Veterans Affairs Canada, Canadian Virtual War Memorial.

 

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