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Hathaway, Herbert Henry
Lloydminster, Saskatchewan
Marwayne, Alberta
Died: Jan 12,1917

Commemorated at
Cabaret-Rouge British Cemetery, France

Herbert Henry Hathaway was born October 22, 1895 at Plaistow, London, England and came to Canada with his family in 1903, settling at Lloydminster, Saskatchewan. Single, Hathaway applied for his own homestead in April 1913 and lived at Marwayne, Alberta, west of Lloydminster where he worked as a farm labourer before enlisting at Lloydminster January 15, 1916. Overseas with the 151st Battalion in October 1916, Hathaway went on to serve as a Private with the Canadian Expeditionary Force attached to the 78th Battalion (Winnipeg Grenadiers) during the First World War. Part of the 12th Brigade, 4th Canadian Division, the 78th Battalion fought along the Western Front, advancing north of Arras in the Souchez trenches by January 1917. On January 12, 1917, Private Herbert Henry Hathaway died after coming under heavy artillery bombardment by German 1st Army forces near Souchez. He is commemorated at the Cabaret-Rouge British Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France. Son of Alfred Edward and Mary Hathaway of Lloydminster; brother of Donald, Mary Sarah and Corporal Harold Hathaway (Canadian Machine Gun Corps, died 26 October 1917); he was 21 years old. Citation(s): British War Medal, Victory Medal “At the going down of the sun and in the morning, we will remember them.”

With Help From
The Community of Lloydminster
Memorial: Lloydminster, Saskatchewan