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William Arthur Glenville Knapp

In memory of:

Lance Corporal William Arthur Glenville Knapp

November 22, 1943
Camp Niigata-Rinko 5B, Japan

Military Service

Service Number:







Royal Rifles of Canada, R.C.I.C.


1939-1945 Star, Pacific Star, War Medal 1939-1945, Canadian Volunteer Service Medal and Clasp.

Additional Information


June 11, 1921
Quebec City, Quebec


September 18, 1940
Camp Valcartier, Quebec

Son of William Harold Knapp and Shirley Gowen. His father, Lieutenant William Harold Knapp, enrolled on 23 September 1914 in camp Valcartier, Québec, as a private with the 12th Battalion CEF during the First World War. He was wounded at Vimy on 9 April 1917 with the PPCLI, and he later enrolled at the Citadelle de Québec on 27 May 1918, as Lieutenant, with the 5th Battalion C.G.R..

Commemorated on Page 178 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information

Grave Reference:

Sec. A. C. 16.


YOKOHAMA WAR CEMETERY is 9 kilometres west of the city on Yuenchi-Dori, Hodogaya Ward, which branches left off the old Tokkaido highway. The nearest railway station is Hodogaya, 5 kilometres to the north on the JNR line but the cemetery is easily reached by bus from Yokohama station.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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