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William James Shannon

In memory of:

Corporal William James Shannon

May 7, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

40879

Age:

26

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Field Artillery

Division:

1st Bde

Additional Information


Born:

October 29, 1891
Workington, Cumberland, England

Enlistment:

September 21, 1914
Valcartier, Quebec

Son of James and Jane Shannon, of Medicine Hat, Alberta.

Commemorated on Page 499 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

MEDICINE HAT (HILLSIDE) CEMETERY
Alberta, Canada

Grave Reference:

North half. L. 10. B. 80.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Grave Marker– 40879 CORPORAL
WILLIAM J. SHANNON
CANADIAN FIELD ARTILLERY
7TH MAY 1918    AGE 25
HE DIED THAT OTHERS
MIGHT LIVE

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