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William McConachie

In memory of:

Private William McConachie

November 7, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

132253

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Quebec Regiment)

Division:

73rd Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

April 2, 1888

Commemorated on Page 123 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

ST. SEVER CEMETERY EXTENSION (ROUEN)
Seine-Maritime, France

Grave Reference:

O. I. J. 2.

Location:

The St. Sever Cemetery and Extension (Rouen) is situated about 3 kilometres south of Rouen Cathedral and a short distance west of the road from Rouen to Elbeuf. If travelling from Elbeuf or Caen on the N.138, follow Avenue Des Canadiens right down to the roundabout. Then take the fourth exit into Rue Stanislas De Jardin, and the cemetery lies 150 metres on the left. The CWGC signpost is located at the entrance of the cemetery. The cemetery covers an area of 49,885 square metres. The War Stone is on the boundary of the original Cemetery and the Extension, facing the City of Rouen War Memorial. The Cross is raised on a terrace on the further side of the Extension. The Chapel, cruciform and surmounted by a dome, is in the middle of the Extension.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

  • Attestation paper
  • Attestation paper– Source Library and Archives Canada Soldiers of the First World War.
  • Photo of  William McConachie
  • Inscription– Name of Private William McConachie on Ballymoney, Co. Antrim, War Memorial. Photograph taken 13th April 2008.
  • Memorial– Ballymoney, Co. Antrim, War Memorial. The name of Private William McConachie is on the third panel from the left. Photograph taken 13th April 2008.

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