Canadian Virtual War Memorial

William Campbell Ince

In memory of:

Lieutenant William Campbell Ince

June 2, 1916


Military Service






Canadian Machine Gun Corps


8th Coy.

Additional Information


July 14, 1890
Toronto, Ontario


April 23, 1915
Toronto, Ontario

Son of William and Clara Ince, of Toronto, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 107 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information

Grave Reference:

XII. D. 19.


Boezinge is located north of the town of Ieper on the N369 road direction Diksmuide.The ARTILLERY WOOD CEMETERY is located in Poezelstraat East of the village. From the station turn left along the Diksmuidseweg then take the 2nd turning right into Brugstraat.Go to the end of Brugstraat,over the bridge and straight on along Molenstraat.Poezelstraat is the 2nd turning on the right after the bridge and the ARTILLERY WOOD CEMETERY is on the right hand side around 200 meters from the junction of Molenstraat.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Memorial– The Golden Book Toronto : The Canadian Military Institute, 1927 (Toronto : University of Toronto Press);
  • Scholarship– A scholarship in memory of Lieutenant William Campbell Ince was listed in Trinity College School¿s admissions handbook in 1921.  This private school was established in 1865 in Port Hope, Ontario.
  • Family Monument– Lt. William Campbell Ince is remembered on the Ince family monument at St. James Cemetery, Parliament St., Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
  • Inscription– Dedication on the front panel of the Ince family monument at St. James Cemetery, Parliament St., Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
  • Newspaper Clipping– From the Toronto Star for 1 February 1915.
  • St Thomas (Anglican) Church– St. Thomas (Anglican) Church, Huron St., Toronto, Ontario. The octagonal Baptistry (1917) houses a central baptismal font, and also serves as a World War One memorial for the war dead of this parish. The room includes stained glass windows by the Bromsgrove Guild. These show images of medieval knights, St. Michael the Archangel and St. George, and a wounded soldier in a circa 1914-1918 military uniform standing among red poppies. Individually inscribed wooden war memorial panels line the walls. Each panel includes the name of a war casualty in gilt lettering with rank, unit and date of death.
  • War Memorial Window– One of the sets of War Memorial stained glass windows in the St. Thomas Church Baptistry.
  • Memorial– A detail of the memorial panel dedicated to Lt. William Campbell Ince.  Located in the St. Thomas Church Baptistry, Toronto, Ontario.
  • Entrance
  • Grave marker
  • Artillery Wood Cemetery
  • Photo of William Ince– Served with the 35th Battalion CEF. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me

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