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William Beairsto

In memory of:

Private William Beairsto

September 2, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

1010261

Age:

28

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Saskatchewan Regiment)

Division:

46th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

February 26, 1890
Bedeque, Prince Edward Island

Enlistment:

December 11, 1916
Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan

Son of Charles Beairsto of Freetown, Prince Edward Island.

Commemorated on Page 365 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

DURY CRUCIFIX CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

I. A. 56.

Location:

Dury is a village about 17 kilometres east-south-east of Arras. Travelling from Arras Centre, take the N39 Arras-Cambrai road for approximately 16.5 kilometres, where you turn left along D956. On this road take the first right fork of the Y Junction at 900 metres. Take the first right at 650 metres. The DURY CRUCIFIX CEMETERY lies on the left side of this road 100 metres from the junction.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Circumstances of Death– Source: Library and Archives Canada.  CIRCUMSTANCES OF DEATH REGISTERS FIRST WORLD WAR Surnames:  Bea to Belisle  Mircoform Sequence 7; Volume Number 31829_B016717. Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 151.  Page 45 of 724.
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