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William Pearson Dillon

In memory of:

Major William Pearson Dillon

May 4, 1915

Military Service




Canadian Army Medical Corps


2nd Gen. Hosp.

Additional Information

Commemorated on Page 12 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Seine-Maritime, France

Grave Reference:

Plot I. Row D. Grave 7.


Le Treport is a coastal town approximately 30 kilometres north-east of Dieppe. LE TREPORT MILITARY CEMETERY lies to the south of the town next to the town's Communal Cemetery on the D940.

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: Deuel to Domoney. Microform Sequence 28; Volume Number 31829_B016737. Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 172. Page 507 of 1084.
  • Honour Roll– From the "McGill Honour Roll, 1914-1918".  McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, 1926.
  • War Diary– 2nd Canadian General Hospital. War diary for May 1915, page 3, recording death of Major Dillon, "one of our leading surgeons". 
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  • War Diary 2– 2nd Canadian General Hospital. War diary for May 1915, page 4, on passing of Major Dillon, "This hospital has sustained a very serious loss in the death of this officer".
  • Attestation Papers– Attestation paper (page 1) for William Pearson Dillon, physician.
  • Attestation Papers (Back)– Attestation paper (page 2) for William Pearson Dillon, physician.
  • Funeral– Major Dillon's funeral 6th May 1915
  • Funeral– Major Dillon's funeral 6th May 1915

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