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David Williams

In memory of:

Private David Williams

August 21, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

1000441

Age:

32

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Manitoba Regiment)

Division:

78th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

January 17, 1885
Pencoed Ucha farm, Corwen Nort, Wales

Enlistment:

January 14, 1916
Russel, Manitoba

Brother of Mrs. Elizabeth Dorricott, of Ditherington, Shrewsbury, England.

Commemorated on Page 350 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:

Annapolis Mem 13.

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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  • Grave Marker– Photo of David Williams my grandfather's brother. Who was born at Pencoed Uchaf farm, Corwen North Wales. Emigrated to Canada, but was killed in France.
  • Photo of David Williams– Photo of David Williams who was born at Pencoed Ucha farm, Corwen North Wales. The son of John and Alice Williams. Emigrated to Canada, sent to the battlefields of France where he died.
  • 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)
  • 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)

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