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William Henderson Forrest

In memory of:

Gunner William Henderson Forrest

March 29, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

334192

Age:

23

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Field Artillery

Division:

4th Trench Mortar Bty.

Additional Information


Born:

September 14, 1894

Son of William L. and Magdalene Forrest, of Varna, Ontario, Canada.

Commemorated on Page 409 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

I. B. 4.

Location:

Tourgeville is a commune adjoining the town of Trouville. It stands on a height overlooking the estuary of the Seine, opposite the town of Le Havre. The TOURGEVILLE MILITARY CEMETERY is situated north of the village of Tourgeville, some 2 kilometres from Trouville Station, in the region of Mont Canisy in a small side road.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Roll of Honour– "This Roll of Honour has been prepared as a permanent tribute to those men of the teaching profession in Ontario, who enlisted in connection with the Great War."  Source:  The Roll of Honour of the Ontario Teachers Who Served in the Great War 1914-1918 (The Ryerson Press: Toronto, 1922).   The 1914-1918 Roll of Service for Ontario Teachers contains 851 names.  101 died as a result of their military service.  The information on this Honour Roll may differ from other sources as it was compiled by the Department of Education in Toronto, Ontario, from "...varied and numerous sources, that mistakes are inevitable."

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