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William Murray Ramsay

In memory of:

Gunner William Murray Ramsay

September 7, 1944

Military Service


Service Number:

H/75096

Age:

20

Force:

Army

Unit:

Royal Canadian Artillery

Division:

8 Lt. A.A. Regt.

Additional Information


Son of James D. and Annie Ramsay, of Darlingford, Manitoba.

Commemorated on Page 423 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

5. F. 4.

Location:

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.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of William Ramsay– William Murray Ramsay was the 7th child born to James D. and Annie Ramsay, of Darlingford, Manitoba, in Canada.  He came from a family of twelve, five brothers, and six sisters.  He attended Darlingford Consolidated School until he was 16 years of age, then quit to go to work.  He joined the army on June 2, 1944 and was a gunner with the Royal Canadian Artillery, Division 8 Lt. A. A. Regt. He died on September 7, 1944, somewhere in France and came to rest at Calais Canadian War Cemetery, in France.
  • Medals
  • Photo of Willliam Murray Ramsay– Re-done photo frame of Willliam Murray Ramsay - given to parents James and Anne Ramsay.
  • Grave marker– Gravestone in France

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