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Canadian Virtual War Memorial

William Christopher

In memory of:

Sergeant William Christopher

August 20, 1918

Military Service

Service Number:







Canadian Army Service Corps


1st Div. Train

Honours and Awards:

Mentioned in Despatches

Additional Information


September 14, 1877

Son of John and Fanny Christopher, of Newport, Mon., England; husband of Lillian M. Christopher, of 257, Jarvis St., Toronto, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 384 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:

IV. D. 6.


The town of Abbeville is on the main road from Paris to Boulogne, about 80 kilometres south of Boulogne. On reaching Abbeville from Boulogne on the N1 at the roundabout, take the right turn immediately before Boulogne Road direction. A CWGC direction sign is on site. Enter the ABBEVILLE COMMUNAL CEMETERY by the left hand side main gate and follow CWGC signs within the Cemetery.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Circumstances of Death Registers– Source: Library and Archives Canada.  CIRCUMSTANCES OF DEATH REGISTERS, FIRST WORLD WAR Surnames:  CHILD TO CLAYTON.  Microform Sequence 20; Volume Number 31829_B016729. Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 164.  Page 281 of 1068.
  • Newspaper Clipping– Obituary photograph from the South Wales Argus, Newport, Monmouthshire, UK, published at the time of death. (

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