Welby Howard Lottridge

Rank: 
Private
Regimental number: 
802373
Unit at enlistment: 
114th Battalion
Force: 
C.E.F.
Volunteered or conscripted: 
Volunteered
Survived the war: 
No
Date of death: 
August 3rd, 1917
Cemetery: 
Vimy Memorial - Pas de Calais, France
Commemorated at: 
Six Nations Memorial Plaque, St. Peter's Church (Ohsweken), S.S. No. 2 Roll of Honour, Ohsweken
Birth country: 
Canada
Birth county: 
Brant
Birth city: 
Six Nations, Ohsweken, Ontario
Address at enlistment: 
127 Elm Street, St. Thomas, Ontario
Next of kin address: 
Six Nations, Ohsweken, Ontario
Trade or calling: 
Labourer
Religious denominations: 
Church of England
Marital status: 
Single
Age at enlistment: 
21

Letters and documents

Circumstances of Casualty: Killed in Action. While his battalion was being relieved in the Loos. Sector he was hit in the head and instantly killed by shrapnel from an enemy shell.

BX August 16, 1917
    
Mrs. Lottridge of Ohsweken has received official word that her son, Welby Howard Lottridge, has been killed in action on August 2.

BX August 25, 1917

Mr. and Mrs. A.H. Lottridge received a telegram from Ottawa on Thursday of last week informing them that their son, Pte. Welby Howard Lottridge had been killed in action. He enlisted with the 114th Battalion.

BX February 2, 1918

A memorial window in the memory of the late Welby Howard Lottridge was unveiled by Rev. Edwin Lee, Rev. James L. Strong and rev. Mr. McComb, M.A. at St. Peter’s Church, on Sunday last, at 3 o’clock.