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William Clendinning

In memory of:

Private William Clendinning

September 17, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

142263

Age:

28

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Quebec Regiment)

Division:

24th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

January 1, 1888

Commemorated on Page 68 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

ADANAC MILITARY CEMETERY
Somme, France

Grave Reference:

I. B. 26.

Location:

Miraumont is a village about 14.5 kilometres north-north-east of Albert and the Cemetery is some 3 kilometres south of the village on the east side of the road to Courcelette (D107). The ADANAC MILITARY CEMETERY is signposted in the centre of Miraumont.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of WILLIAM CLENDINNING– Photo from the National Memorial Album of Canadian Heroes c.1919. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Newspaper Clipping– Pte. William Clendinning was born in Belfast, Ireland.  He enlisted in the Canadian Expeditionary Force at Niagara Camp on September 15th, 1915.  This article and photo appeared in the Toronto Evening Telegram on December 7th, 1916.
  • Newspaper Clipping
  • Memorial– 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:  CLEAL TO CONNOLLY.  Microform Sequence 21; Volume Number 31829_B016730. Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 165.  Page 129 of 1384.
  • Grave marker– Grave marker - Adanac Military Cemetery … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Cemetery– Entrance - Adanac Military Cemetery … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Cemetery– Adanac Military Cemetery … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens

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