Canadian Virtual War Memorial

William Alfred Ruhl

In memory of:

Private William Alfred Ruhl

September 27, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

651817

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Western Ontario Regiment)

Division:

1st Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

June 26, 1893

Commemorated on Page 495 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

II. A. 22.

Location:

Sains-les-Marquion is a village and it lies approximately 2 kilometres south of Marquion, which lies on the main straight road from Arras to Cambrai. The Ontario Cemetery lies to the south of the village. The cemetery was made after the capture of Sains-les-Marquion by the Canadian Division on September 27, 1918. The Cemetery was enlarged after the Armistice and now covers an area of 949 square metres. It is enclosed by a rubble wall.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Enlistment Cards – Records are property of the Bruce County Museum and Cultural Centre.
  • Duplicate – Grave marker - Ontario Cemetery, Sains-les-Marquion … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens

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