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William James Painter

In memory of:

Private William James Painter

August 26, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

678088

Age:

21

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry, Canadian Expeditionary Force

Division:

116th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

January 7, 1896
Toronto, Ontario

Enlistment:

February 1, 1916
Toronto, Ontario

Son of Ernest W. and Sarah M. Painter, of Toronto.

Commemorated on Page 304 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

CHOCQUES MILITARY CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

I. M. 6.

Location:

The village of Choques is 4 kilometres north-west of Bethune on the road to Lillers. When you reach the traffic lights on this road at Choques, follow the signs for the centre of town and go through the main street, then turn left towards Gonnheim, then take the first turning on the right and the CHOCQUES MILITARY CEMETERY lies approximately 400 metres down the road on the left.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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