Canadian Virtual War Memorial

William George McIntyre

In memory of
Lieutenant
William George McIntyre
April 9, 1917

Military Service:

Age:
28
Force:
Army
Unit:
Canadian Infantry (British Columbia Regiment)
Division:
29th Bn.

Additional Information:

Son of D. G. and M. E. McIntyre, of Clear Water, Manitoba.

Commemorated on Page 283 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information:

Cemetery:
ECOIVRES MILITARY CEMETERY ; Pas de Calais, France
Grave Reference:
V. E 27.
Location:
Mont St Eloi is a village in the Department of the Pas-de-Calais, 8 kilometres north-west of Arras. The village stands on high ground overlooking the battlefields of Vimy and Souchez and the main Bethune-Arras road, and the ruined towers that rise from it were used as an observation post during the French attacks at Neuville-St Vaast and Givenchy in May 1915. Ecoivres is a hamlet lying at the foot of the hill, to the south-west and about 1.5 kilometres from Mont St Eloi on the Arras-St Pol line. The ECOIVRES MILITARY CEMETERY is on the D49 road.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of William George McIntyre – Tricolor Yearbook 1915
  • Letter – Transcription of letter to F.D. (Don)McKenzie
  • Photo of William McIntyre
  • Photo of William McIntyre – This image is of W.G. McIntyre in his Lieutenant's Uniform.
  • Letter – Final letter from Lieutenant William McIntrye, 29th Battalion (Vancouver), which he wrote to his mother the day before the attack at Vimy Ridge in which he was killed.
  • Grave Marker – Photo courtesy of Wilf Schofield, England

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