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William Patrick Dohaney

In memory of:

Private William Patrick Dohaney

July 1, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

496

Age:

24

Force:

Army

Unit:

Royal Newfoundland Regiment

Division:

1st Bn.

Additional Information


Son of Thomas and Elizabeth Dohaney, of 21, Prospect St., St. John'S, Newfoundland.

Commemorated on Page 36 of the Newfoundland Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

C. 42.

Location:

The village of Mesnil is about 8 kilometres north of the town of Albert on the D129 road. The KNIGHTSBRIDGE CEMETERY, which is situated in a valley among fields, is about 2 kilometres north-east of Mesnil (signposted in the centre of Mesnil). Access is by a farm track of which 1 kilometre is tarmac and 1 kilometre is dirt track (unsuitable for cars). The KNIGHTSBRIDGE CEMETERY is 200 metres from the track and no permanent grass pathway exists.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of WILLIAM PATRICK DOHANEY– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of WILLIAM PATRICK DOHANEY– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Memorial– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of WILLIAM PATRICK DOHANEY– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Picture of William Dohaney– William in his uniform
  • Beaumont-Hamel Newfoundland Memorial– This is the monument that now stands at Beaumont-Hamel Newfoundland Memorial.
  • July Drive Article– his article depicts the events that occured on July 1, 1916, often known as 'The July Drive'.
  • Royal Newfoundland Regiment badge– In memory of the men would served in the Royal Newfoundland Regiment
during World War i and did not return home.

Submitted for the project Operation: Picture Me.
  • Biography– In memory of the men would served in the Royal Newfoundland Regiment
during World War i and did not return home.

Submitted for the project Operation: Picture Me.

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