Canadian Virtual War Memorial

William Crozier

In memory of:

Private William Crozier

August 15, 1915

Military Service


Service Number:

81194

Age:

26

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Manitoba Regiment)

Division:

8th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

May 16, 1889
Manitou, Manitoba

Enlistment:

December 15, 1914
Winnipeg, Manitoba

Brother of Thomas Edward Crozier of Altamont, Manitoba.

Brother of Daniel Crozier who was killed in action on April 9, 1917 while serving with the Canadian Infantry (Manitoba Regiment).

Commemorated on Page 11 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

III. B. 9.

Location:

BERKS CEMETERY EXTENSION is located 12.5 kilometres south of Ieper town centre on the N365 leading from Ieper to Mesen (Messines), Ploegsteert and on to Armentieres. From Ieper town centre the Rijselsestraat runs from the market square, through the Lille Gate (Rijselpoort) and directly over the crossroads with the Ieper ring road. The road name then changes to the Rijselseweg (N336). 3.5 kilometres along the N336 lies a fork junction with the N365. The N365 which forms the right hand fork leads to the town of Mesen. The BERKS CEMETERY EXTENSION lies 3 kilometres beyond Mesen on the right hand side of the N365 and opposite Hyde Park Corner Royal Berks 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: Crossley to Cyrs. Microform Sequence 25; Volume Number 31829_B016734. Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 169. Page 203 of 890. Originally buried in Rosenberg Chateau Military Cemetery. In 1930 the bodies of soldiers buried in this cemetery were exhumed, when it was established that these sites could not be acquired in perpetuity, and were re-interred in BERKS CEMETERY EXTENSION.
  • Photo of William Crozier– Taken Just before leaving for England.  

With permission of his living nephew
  • Grave Marker– Photo courtesy of Wilf Schofield, England
  • Entrance

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