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William Farn

In memory of:

Private William Farn

October 21, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

178130

Age:

23

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Manitoba Regiment)

Division:

87th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

January 13, 1892

Son of Walter Daniel Farn and Elizabeth Mary Pitteway (his wife), of Northampton, England; husband of Ivy Mildred Alice Farn, of Mallorytown, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 84 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

ADANAC MILITARY CEMETERY
Somme, France

Grave Reference:

II. A. 9.

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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  • Entrance
  • Cemetery
  • Grave marker
  • Photo of William Farn– In memory of the men who served with the 87th Battalion CEF. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Canadian Grenadiars Guards Memorial Book– In memory of the men who served with the 87th Battalion CEF. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me

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