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William Joseph Sanderson Connor

In memory of:

Lieutenant William Joseph Sanderson Connor

July 5, 1916

Military Service


Age:

31

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Field Artillery

Division:

4th Battery, 3rd Brigade

Additional Information


Son of Abner and Mary Anne Connor, of Barrow House, Carlow, Ireland; Formerly of Ontario Street, Toronto, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 69 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:

II. A. 15.

Location:

VLAMERTINGHE MILITARY CEMETERY is located 5 Km west of Ieper town centre, on the Hospitaalstraat, which is a road leading from the Poperingseweg. (Connecting Ieper to Poperinge). (* Vlamertinge is the modern spelling of Vlamertinghe) From Ieper town centre the Poperingseweg (N308), is reached via Elverdingsestraat then straight over two small roundabouts in the J. Capronstraat. The Poperingseweg is a continuation of J. Capronstraat and begins after a prominent railway level crossing. On reaching the village of Vlamertinge the cemetery is located on the Hospitaalstraat, which is the second right turning after the village church. The VLAMERTINGHE MILITARY CEMETERY lies 50 metres along the Hospitaalstraat on the right hand side of the road.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

  • Memorial– Photo from the National Memorial Album of Canadian Heroes c.1919. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Photo of WILLIAM JOSEPH SANDERSON CONNOR– Photo from the National Memorial Album of Canadian Heroes c.1919. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Circumstances of Death Registers– Source: Library and Archives Canada.  CIRCUMSTANCES OF DEATH REGISTERS, FIRST WORLD WAR Surnames:  CONNON TO CORBETT.  Microform Sequence 22; Volume Number 31829_B016731. Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 166.  Page 25 of 818.
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Telegram July 1916. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Telegram July 1916. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Telegram June 1917. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Memorial Plaque– William Joseph Sanderson Connor's name is inscribed on this Memorial Plaque.
  • Newspaper Clipping– Newspaper Article regarding the unveiling of the Berkeley Street Methodist Church Memorial Tablet in May 1920.
  • Grave marker– Connor family monument located at Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Toronto, Ontario.
  • Inscription– Detail
  • Grave marker
  • Entrance
  • Cemetery
  • Grave Marker

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