James Henry Webster, Private 409377, 20th Battalion, Canadian Infantry
Died 1st October 1916 in France, aged 29
Son of Ralph and Sarah Ann Webster of 23 Lord St, Macclesfield, Cheshire, England.
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Private James Webster has no known grave and is commemorated on the Vimy Memorial near Arras, France. The Vimy Memorial is the great memorial to all Canadians who served their country in battle during the First World War, and also bears the names of 11,000 Canadian servicemen who died in France – many of them in the fight for Vimy Ridge – who have no known grave.
The Commonwealth War Graves Commission holds casualty details for Private James Webster.
Locally, Private James Webster is not known to be commemorated on any war memorials.