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William Dumaresq Sherar

In memory of:

Private William Dumaresq Sherar

August 5, 1917

Military Service

Service Number:





Canadian Infantry (Quebec Regiment)


14th Bn.

Additional Information


June 27, 1890

Commemorated on Page 325 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information

Grave Reference:

I. U. 12.


Philosophe lies on the Pas-de-Calais coalfield between Bethune and Lens. From the Lens-Bethune road (N43), follow the D165E road for 400 metres to a right turn. The PHILOSOPHE BRITISH CEMETERY lies to the left 100 metres along this track. The first CWGC sign for the Cemetery is at the junction of the N43 and the D165E.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Honour Roll– From the "McGill Honour Roll, 1914-1918".  McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, 1926.

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