Canadian Virtual War Memorial

William Victor Tranter

In memory of
Sergeant
William Victor Tranter
June 10, 1915

Military Service:

Service Number:
6860
Age:
21
Force:
Army
Unit:
Canadian Infantry (Western Ontario Regiment)
Division:
1st Bn.

Additional Information:

Son of Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Tranter, of Southampton, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 39 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information:

Cemetery:
WIMEREUX COMMUNAL CEMETERY ; Pas de Calais, France
Grave Reference:
I. I. 28.
Location:
Wimereux is a small town situated about 5 kilometres north of Boulogne. From Boulogne take the A16 to Calais and come off at Junction 4. Take the road to Wimereux north, D242, for approximately 2 kilometres, following the road through the roundabout. Take the first turn on the left immediately after the roundabout and the WIMEREUX COMMUNAL CEMETERY lies approximately 200 metres down this road on the left hand side. The Commonwealth War Graves are situated to the rear of the communal cemetery.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Southampton Cenotaph – William Victor Tranter is remembered on the  Southampton Cenotaph. This war memorial includes plaques with the names of men from World Wars 1 & 2.  The WWI list is inscribed: "In grateful remembrance of the men of Southampton who fought and died in the Great War".  Southampton is in Bruce County, Ontario and is the oldest port on the Bruce Coast. This photograph was taken by Mr. Clive Freeman in the summer of 2002.
  • Photo of William Tranter
  • Cemetery
  • Grave Marker

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