Canadian Virtual War Memorial

William Dovesmith

In memory of:

Private William Dovesmith

September 2, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

2006164

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (New Brunswick Regiment)

Division:

44th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

December 22, 1892

Commemorated on Page 399 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. 36.

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.

Digital Collection

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  • Circumstances of death registers– Source: Library and Archives Canada. CIRCUMSTANCES OF DEATH REGISTERS, FIRST WORLD WAR. Surnames: Don to Drzewiecki. Microform Sequence 29; Volume Number 31829_B016738. Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 173. Page 579 of 1076.
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