Canadian Virtual War Memorial

William Corson

In memory of
Sergeant
William Corson
August 19, 1942

Military Service:

Service Number:
L/22063
Age:
36
Force:
Army
Unit:
Canadian Intelligence Corps
Division:
2 Field Security Sec.

Additional Information:

Born:
November 10, 1905 Troon, Ayrshire, Scotland
Enlistment:
April 13, 1940 Regina, Saskatchewan

Son of James and Mary Corson. Husband of Jean Corson of Winnipeg, Manitoba.

Commemorated on Page 66 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information:

Cemetery:
DIEPPE CANADIAN WAR CEMETERY (HAUTOT-SUR-MER) ; Seine-Maritime, France
Grave Reference:
B. 26.
Location:
From the centre of Dieppe take the Avenue Gambetta and Avenue des Canadiens. Head along the N27 out of Dieppe in the direction of Rouen until the first roundabout where there is a Commonwealth War Graves Commission sign. Go across the roundabout and continue until you reach a second roundabout. Take the first turning right where there is another CWGC sign. Continue until Chemin des Jonquilles, a road on the left. The Dieppe Canadian War Cemetery is on the right of this road and is clearly visible.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper Clipping – In memory of the men and women memorialized on the pages of the Winnipeg Evening Tribune. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Grave Marker – A photograph of the headstone at the Dieppe Canadian War Cemetery, just outside the Dieppe, France. May he rest in peace. (J. Stephens)
  • Cemetery – The Dieppe Canadian War Cemetery, located just outside Dieppe, France.  (J. Stephens))
  • Biography – Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me

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