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404497   Private David Winton
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Dated added: 01/01/2016   Last updated: 15/04/2016
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 14th Battalion, Canadian Infantry (Canadian Army)
Date Of Birth: 21/11/1890
Died: 28/06/1916 (Killed in Action)
Age: 28
David Winton was the son of David and Eliza Winton. David Winton was born on 21st November 1890 in Tobermore. His father was a farmer. David Winton emigrated to Canada. David lived in Toronto for five years. His last address was 443 Concord Avenue. He enlisted with the 35th Battalion on 12th April 1915. Private David Winton was serving with the 14th Battalion of the Canadian Infantry when he was killed in action near Ypres on 28th June 1916.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Railway Dugouts Burial Ground
  Ypres (Ieper), West-Vlaanderen, 2
Grave Ref: Grave VI-I-44
CWGC Casualty 490986
Railway Dugouts Burial Ground (Transport Farm) is located 2 Kms south-east of Ieper town centre, on the Komenseweg, a road connecting Ieper to Komen (N336). From Ieper town centre the Komenseweg is located via the Rijselsestraat, through the Rijselpoort (Lille Gate) and crossing the Ieper ring road, towards Armentieres and Lille. The road name then changes to Rijselseweg. 1 Km along the Rijselseweg lies the left hand turning onto Komenseweg. The cemetery itself is located 1.2 Kms along the Komenseweg on the right hand side of the road.
Local Memorial Details

No Memorial Name Townland
1 Tobermore Presbyterian Church - WW1 Roll of Honour Tobermore
2 Tobermore War Memorial - WW1 - Part 2 Tobermore
Local Insitute / Local Book Details

No Name Page
1 Tobermore Book WW1 56
References and Links
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1 1901 Census lists Winton family 1901 census lists David as age 10 living with the family at house 4 in Clooney, Tobermore, Londonderry
2 1911 Census lists Winton family 1911 census does not list David as living with the family at house 13 in Clooney, Tobermore, Londonderry
3 Canadian Great War Project Details of Private David Winton
4 Canadian Passenger Lists David Winton, arrived May 1910
5 Canadian Virtual War Memorial Details of Private David Winton
6 Circumstances of Death Registers Details of Private David Winton's death
7 Photo of Private David Winton's grave
8 Private David Winton Canadian Military documents (28 no.)
9 War Graves Photographic Project Photo of Private David Winton's grave can be purchased here
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