Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Blake Neil Williamson

In memory of
Private
Blake Neil Williamson
October 14, 2006
West of Kandahar City, Afghanistan

Military Service:

Age:
23
Force:
Army
Unit:
The Royal Canadian Regiment
Division:
1st Battalion
Citation(s):
Sacrifice Medal (Posthumous)

Additional Information:

Born:
January 25, 1983

Son of Heather Anderson. Pte Williamson attended North Grenville District High School in Kemptville, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 220 of the In the Service of Canada Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information:

Cemetery:
OTTAWA (BEECHWOOD) CEMETERY ; Ontario, Canada
Grave Reference:
N/A
Location:
OTTAWA (BEECHWOOD) CEMETERY contains 98 Commonwealth burials of the First World War and 113 from the Second World War. Many of the graves are in the two veterans plots, where there is also a Cross of Sacrifice dedicated to all service casualties buried in the cemetery. The OTTAWA CREMATION MEMORIAL is in a shelter adjoining the newer of the veterans plots in the cemetery and commemorates 26 Second World War servicmen whose remains were cremated elsewhere in Canada and the U.S.A.

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  • Photo of Blake Williamson – Pte Blake Williamson was killed on October 14 when his unit was ambushed near the new Panjwayi development road, 25km West of Kandahar City.  Photo:  Canadian Forces Image Gallery

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