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William Frederic Longley Pilkington

In memory of:

Corporal William Frederic Longley Pilkington

May 25, 1915

Military Service


Service Number:

77457

Age:

25

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (British Columbia Regiment)

Division:

7th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

October 27, 1889

Son of Clara A. H. Nicholson (formerly Pilkington), of 408, Lytham Rd, Blackpool, and the late William Frederic Pilkington.

Commemorated on Page 32 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

HINGES MILITARY CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

A. 16.

Location:

Hinges is a village and commune in the Pas-de-Calais some 5 kilometres north-west of Bethune. The HINGES MILITARY CEMETERY is on the southern side of the village adjoining the Communal Cemetery. From the church in Hinges head south west on the Rue de Bethune. The HINGES MILITARY CEMETERY is 400 metres from the church on the left hand side.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Newspaper clipping– From the Daily Colonist of June 12, 1915. Image taken from web address of https://archive.org/stream/dailycolonist57y158uvic#mode/1up

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