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William Frederick Charles Dongworth

In memory of:

Private William Frederick Charles Dongworth

May 8, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

174833

Age:

22

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Machine Gun Corps

Division:

4th

Additional Information


Born:

October 24, 1894
Merton, Surrey, England

Son of Charles Henry and Rosemary Dongworth, of Mount Hamilton, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 229 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

BEEHIVE CEMETERY (WILLERVAL)
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

B. 10.

Location:

Willerval is a village in the Department of the Pas-de-Calais, 10 kilometres north-east of Arras. Beehive Cemetery is one kilometre north of the village and 600 metres by the footpath from the west side of the D50E road to Mericourt in a place called Lorgette. The cemetery owes its name to a German machine gun emplacement known to the British troops as The Beehive. The cemetery covers an area of 431 square yards. It is enclosed by a concrete curb and a thorn hedge and planted with maples. It stands among cornfields, on the crest of a low ridge, with considerable views of the Vimy battlefield.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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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 129 of 1076.
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