Canadian Virtual War Memorial

William Hails

In memory of:

Private William Hails

June 12, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

603108

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Quebec Regiment)

Division:

13th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

December 22, 1882

Commemorated on Page 97 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

II. B. 33.

Location:

PERTH CEMETERY (CHINA WALL) is located 3 Km east of Ieper town centre, on the Maaldestedestraat a road leading from the Meenseweg (N8), connecting Ieper to Menen. From Ieper town centre the Meenseweg is located via Torhoutstraat and right onto Basculestraat. Basculestraat ends at a main cross roads, directly over which begins the Meenseweg. 1.7 Km along the Meenseweg at a major roundabout lies the right hand turning onto the Maaldestedestraat. The cemetery itself is located 1 Km along the Maaldestedestraat on the left hand side of the road.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper Clipping– Pte. William Hails was born in South Shields, England on December 22nd, 1882. He enlisted in London, Ontario, on August 25th, 1915.
  • Grave Marker– Photo courtesy of Wilf Schofield, England
  • Entrance
  • Memorial
  • Grave Marker
  • Photo of William Hails– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me

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