Canadian Virtual War Memorial

William Edward Nicholson

In memory of:

Private William Edward Nicholson

May 6, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

911943

Age:

28

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Saskatchewan Regiment)

Division:

46th Bn

Additional Information


Born:

February 3, 1889

Son of Mr and Mrs J.C Nicholson, of Vancouver, British Columbia, husband of Mary Nicholson of Vancouver.

Commemorated on Page 301 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

LA CHAUDIERE MILITARY CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

Avion Mem 5.

Location:

LA CHAUDIERE MILITARY CEMETERY is approximately 3 kilometres south of Lens and is situated on the north-western outskirts of Vimy.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Memorial– Special Memorial: "To the memory of these 23 soldiers of the British Empire killed in action in 1917 and buried at the time in the Canadian Military Graves Avion. Avion British Cemetery (The Sandpits) and Chinook Annapolis and Sumach Cemeteries, Vimy whose graves were destroyed in later battles. Their glory shall not be blotted out" (John & Anne Stephens 2013)
  • Cemetery– La Chaudiere Military Cemetery - La Chaudiere Military Cemetery is located at the foot of Vimy Ridge, very near the town of Vimy, France. The cemetery is 13 kilometres north of Arras, France. May they rest in peace. (John & Anne Stephens 2013)
  • Grave Marker– The grave marker at La Chaudiere Military Cemetery located at the foot of Vimy Ridge, very near the town of Vimy, France. The cemetery is 13 kilometres north of Arras, France. May he rest in peace. (John & Anne Stephens 2013)

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