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William George McIntyre

In memory of:

Lieutenant William George McIntyre

April 9, 1917

Military Service






Canadian Infantry (British Columbia Regiment)


29th Bn.

Additional Information

Son of Donald Gunn McIntyre and Mary E. McIntyre, of Clear Water, Manitoba. Brother of Corporal John Malcolm McIntyre, who died while serving with the Canadian Infantry (Saskatchewan Regiment).

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

Burial Information


Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

V. E 27.


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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  • Newspaper clipping– From the British Whig, a Kingston, Ontario newspaper. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • 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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