Canadian Virtual War Memorial

William Prax

In memory of:

Private William Prax

September 23, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

401699

Age:

31

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Western Ontario Regiment)

Division:

1st Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

October 29, 1884

Son of William and Margaret Prax. Husband of Maude B. S. Bergen, of Benton Harbor, Berrian Co. Michigan, United States. Enlisted Oct., 1915 in 70th Bn. at Windsor, Ontario. In Civil life he adopted and was known by the name of "Edward Bergen."

Commemorated on Page 150 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. C. 25.

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.

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  • 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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