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William Harnett

In memory of:

Private William Harnett

October 3, 1918

Military Service

Service Number:







Royal Newfoundland Regiment


1st Bn.

Additional Information


July 28, 1917
St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador

Son of Cornelius and Jane Harnett, of Campbellton, Notre Dame Bay, Newfoundland.

Commemorated on Page 53 of the Newfoundland Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information

Grave Reference:

VI. E. 2.


DADIZELE NEW BRITISH CEMETERY, (now Dadizele), is located 16 Km east of Ieper town centre on a road leading from the N8 Meenseweg, connecting Ieper to Menen (Menin) via Geluwe. From Ieper town centre the Meenseweg is located via Torhoutstraat and then right onto Basculestraat. Basculestraat ends at a main crossroads, directly over which begins the Meenseweg. 12 Km along the N8 lies the village of Geluwe and the left hand turning onto the Nieuwestraat (later called Derdelansiersstraat, towards Dadizele). 5 Km along this road lies the village of Dadizele. The cemetery is located 100 metres after the left hand turning at the junction with Geluwestraat and Beselarestraat, in the village of Dadizele.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Photo of WILLIAM HARNETT– My great-Uncle, Private William Harnett. This photo was taken in St. John's, Newfoundland when he enlisted with the Royal Newfoundland Regiment on July 28, 1917.

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