Canadian Virtual War Memorial

William Diprose

In memory of
Sergeant
William Diprose
January 3, 1917

Military Service:

Service Number:
222013
Age:
38
Force:
Army
Unit:
Canadian Infantry (Quebec Regiment)
Division:
246th Bn.

Additional Information:

Son of William and Amelia Diprose, of London, England.

Commemorated on Page 228 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information:

Cemetery:
FORT MASSEY CEMETERY (HALIFAX) ; Nova Scotia, Canada
Grave Reference:
S. E. G. 14.
Location:
Fort Massey Cemetery is located at the junction of Queen and South Streets in Halifax, Nova Scotia. It is bounded to the west by Holy Cross Cemetery. The Fort Massey Cemetery was established c. 1778, in conjunction with Fort Massey, to serve as a burial place for the garrison of the Fort. Today it contains the remains of those who served in Canada's military as well as the remains soldiers dating back to the British occupation of Halifax. In some cases relatives of military personnel and certain civilians, who had involvement with the military, were also interred there. Fort Massey Cemetery is significant for it's long history of providing a resting place for military dead.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Cross of Sacrifice – Cross of Sacrifice at Fort Massey Cemetery, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.
Image taken 26 December 2015 by Tom Tulloch.
  • Grave Marker – Grave marker for William Diprose at Fort Massey Cemetery, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.
Image taken 26 December 2015 by Tom Tulloch.

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