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William Edwin Schwab

In memory of:

Private William Edwin Schwab

October 8, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

210799

Age:

20

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)

Division:

58th Bn.

Citation(s):

British War Medal and Victory Medal

Additional Information


Born:

January 12, 1896
Grimsby, Ontario

Enlistment:

December 13, 1915
Grimsby, Ontario

Son of Mr. and Mrs. William J. Scwab of Grimsby, Ontario. He stated his civilian occupation as carpenter.

Commemorated on Page 159 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. 5.

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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