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William Duke

In memory of:

Private William Duke

December 27, 1915

Military Service


Service Number:

1306

Age:

21

Force:

Army

Unit:

Royal Newfoundland Regiment

Division:

1st Bn.

Additional Information


Son of Mrs. Mary Duke, of Fox Harbour, Placentia Bay, Newfoundland.

Commemorated on Page 37 of the Newfoundland Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

C. 17.

Location:

Chatby is a district on the eastern side of the city of Alexandria, between the main dual carriageway to Aboukir, known as Al Horaya, and the sea. This cemetery is located centrally within the main Alexandria cemetery complex, which is bordered by Al Horaya on the south and the electric tramway, which is parallel with Sharia Champollion on the North. Visitors can reach the entrance to the ALEXANDRIA (CHATBY) MILITARY & WAR MEMORIAL CEMETERY along the road Sharia Anubis, which lies centrally north/south through the cemetery area. This cemetery has a central front entrance building with a metal gate/grill secured archway leading into it from two small grassed areas which form part of the roadside in front of the cemetery, which is bounded by a rendered wall.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of WILLIAM DUKE– In memory of the men and women from Newfoundland who went away to war and did not come home. From the  Rooms Archives and Museum St Johns Newfoundland. Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Biography– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Photo of William Duke– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me

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