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David Herbert Williams

In memory of:

Major David Herbert Williams

July 10, 1940

Military Service


Age:

48

Force:

Army

Unit:

Royal Canadian Engineers

Additional Information


Husband of Margaret M. Williams, of Halifax.

Commemorated on Page 19 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

FORT MASSEY CEMETERY (HALIFAX)
Nova Scotia, Canada

Grave Reference:

Sec. G. Grave 92.

Location:

Fort Massey Cemetery is located at the junction of Queen and South Streets in Halifax, Nova Scotia. It is bounded to the west by Holy Cross Cemetery. The Fort Massey Cemetery was established c. 1778, in conjunction with Fort Massey, to serve as a burial place for the garrison of the Fort. Today it contains the remains of those who served in Canada's military as well as the remains soldiers dating back to the British occupation of Halifax. In some cases relatives of military personnel and certain civilians, who had involvement with the military, were also interred there. Fort Massey Cemetery is significant for it's long history of providing a resting place for military dead.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Stained Glass Window– Ex-cadets are named on the Memorial Arch at the Royal Military College of Canada in Kingston, Ontario and in memorial stained glass windows to fallen comrades.

840 Maj David Herbert Williams (RMC 1912) was the husband of Margaret M. Williams, of Halifax. He served with the Royal Canadian Engineers. He died on Jul 10, 1940. He was buried in the Fort Massey Cemetery in Halifax, Nova Scotia Sec G grave 92.
  • Stained Glass Window– Ex-cadets are named on the Memorial Arch at the Royal Military College of Canada in Kingston, Ontario and in memorial stained glass windows to fallen comrades.

840 Maj David Herbert Williams (RMC 1912) was the husband of Margaret M. Williams, of Halifax. He was the president of the Nova Scotia Golfer`s Association (Ashburn GC) in 1938. He served with the Royal Canadian Engineers. He died on Jul 10, 1940. He was buried in the Fort Massey Cemetery in Halifax, Nova Scotia Sec G grave 92.
  • Memorial– Ex-cadets are named on the Memorial Arch at the Royal Military College of Canada in Kingston, Ontario and in memorial stained glass windows to fallen comrades.

840 Maj David Herbert Williams (RMC 1912) was the husband of Margaret M. Williams, of Halifax. He served with the Royal Canadian Engineers. He died on Jul 10, 1940. He was buried in the Fort Massey Cemetery in Halifax, Nova Scotia Sec G grave 92.
  • Plaque– Ex-cadets are named on the Memorial Arch at the Royal Military College of Canada in Kingston, Ontario and in memorial stained glass windows to fallen comrades.

840 Maj David Herbert Williams (RMC 1912) was the husband of Margaret M. Williams, of Halifax. He served with the Royal Canadian Engineers. He died on Jul 10, 1940. He was buried in the Fort Massey Cemetery in Halifax, Nova Scotia Sec G grave 92.
  • Memorial– Cross of Sacrifice at Fort Massey Cemetery in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.
Image taken 20 December 2015 by Tom Tulloch.
  • Grave Marker– Grave marker for David Herbert Williams at Fort Massey Cemetery in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.
Image taken 20 December 2015 by Tom Tulloch.

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