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William Francis Howard Tidswell

In memory of:

Lieutenant William Francis Howard Tidswell

October 31, 1916

Military Service


Age:

21

Force:

Army

Unit:

Royal Field Artillery

Division:

88th Bde.

Additional Information


Son of Lt. Col. W. O. Tidswell (Canadian Field Artillery) and of Kate Ethel Tidswell, of 69, Blackburn Avenue, Ottawa, Canada. Native of Hamilton, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 574 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

AVELUY COMMUNAL CEMETERY
Somme, France

Grave Reference:

L. 50.

Location:

Aveluy is a village in the Department of the Somme, immediately north of Albert. The AVELUY COMMUNAL CEMETERY is in the village and the extension is on the south side of it.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Memorial– Ex-cadets are named on the Memorial Arch at the Royal Military College of Canada in Kingston, Ontario and in memorial stained glass windows to fallen comrades.
970 Lieut William Francis Howard Tidswell was the son of Lt. Col. W. O. Tidswell (Canadian Field Artillery) and of Kate Ethel Tidswell, of 69, Blackburn Avenue, Ottawa, Canada. He was a native of Hamilton, Ontario. He served with the Royal Field Artillery, 88th Bde. He died on Oct 31, 1916. He was buried in the Aveluy Communal Cemetery in Somme, France.
  • Memorial Stained Glass– Ex-cadets are named on the Memorial Arch at the Royal Military College of Canada in Kingston, Ontario and in memorial stained glass windows to fallen comrades.
970 Lieut William Francis Howard Tidswell was the son of Lt. Col. W. O. Tidswell (Canadian Field Artillery) and of Kate Ethel Tidswell, of 69, Blackburn Avenue, Ottawa, Canada. He was a native of Hamilton, Ontario. He served with the Royal Field Artillery, 88th Bde. He died on Oct 31, 1916. He was buried in the Aveluy Communal Cemetery in Somme, France.
  • Doll– Ex-cadets are named on the Memorial Arch at the Royal Military College of Canada in Kingston, Ontario and in memorial stained glass windows to fallen comrades.
970 Lieut William Francis Howard Tidswell was the son of Lt. Col. W. O. Tidswell (Canadian Field Artillery) and of Kate Ethel Tidswell, of 69, Blackburn Avenue, Ottawa, Canada. He was a native of Hamilton, Ontario. He served with the Royal Field Artillery, 88th Bde. He died on Oct 31, 1916. He was buried in the Aveluy Communal Cemetery in Somme, France.
  • Group Photo– Stone Frigate 1914 Royal Military College of Canada
970 Lieut William Francis Howard Tidswell (RMC 1912) was the son of Lt. Col. W. O. Tidswell (Canadian Field Artillery) and of Kate Ethel Tidswell, of 69, Blackburn Avenue, Ottawa, Canada. He was a native of Hamilton, Ontario. He served with the Royal Field Artillery, 88th Bde. He died on Oct 31, 1916. He was buried in the Aveluy Communal Cemetery in Somme, France.

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