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William Ernest Knowles

In memory of:

Private William Ernest Knowles

October 8, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

700412

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Manitoba Regiment)

Division:

43rd Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

June 10, 1882

Commemorated on Page 114 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

REGINA TRENCH CEMETERY
Somme, France

Grave Reference:

III. C. 25.

Location:

Courcelette is a village about 8 kilometres north-east of Albert (next to the main road D929 Albert-Bapaume). The REGINA TRENCH CEMETERY lies about 1.5 kilometres north-west of the village. The REGINA TRENCH CEMETERY (signposted in the centre of Courcelette) is 1.5 kilometres down a single track lane (suitable for cars).

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper Clipping– In memory of the men and women memorialized on the pages of the Winnipeg Evening Tribune during World War One. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping– In memory of the men and women memorialized on the pages of the Winnipeg Evening Tribune during World War One. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping– In memory of the men and women memorialized on the pages of the Winnipeg Evening Tribune during World War One. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Photo of William Ernest Knowles
  • Group Photo– 101st Bn, B Coy, 5th Platoon

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