Ratcliff, Walter: Service no. 739723

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Source: During search on a news article related to Private Monk. This is not the soldier named in the article and may have no relation to this article.

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Photo of Walter Ratcliff – This was purchased at an antique shop in Toronto Canada. Possibly killed by enemy shell hitting a hut he was occupying.

Training during the morning. Postponed Church Parade held. About midday (12.40 pm) shell dropped by long range gun struck one of the huts in which H.Q. details and portion of D coy where billeted. 5 ors Killled. 4 ors died of wounds. 35 wounded.

Hagersville Ontario War Memorial

Hagersville Ontario War Memorial