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William Carr Dick MacKay

In memory of:

Private William Carr Dick MacKay

September 29, 1944

Caen, France

Military Service

Service Number:







North Nova Scotia Highlanders, R.C.I.C.

Additional Information


April 23, 1922
Truro, Nova Scotia

Son of William R. and Kathleen MacKay, of Springville, Pictou County, Nova Scotia. Brother of Ernest. Private MacKay with his troup of Scouts, formed part of an Honour Guard for King George VI and Queen Elizabeth when they visited New Glasgow, Nova Scotia during the Royal Tour of 1939.

Commemorated on Page 373 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information

Grave Reference:

8. A. 9.


Leubringhen is a village in the Department of the Pas-de-Calais, halfway between Calais and Boulogne. The Calais Canadian War Cemetery is in Leubringhen and is situated on the east side of the Calais-Boulogne road, 14 kilometres from Calais. From Calais leave the motorway at junction 9 and turn left onto the N3-E402 toward St Inglevert. Proceed through the village and immediately after, turn first left over motorway bridge and follow the road for approximately 250 metres. The Calais Canadian War Cemetery will be found on the left.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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