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William Burton

In memory of:

Private William Burton

April 9, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

818013

Age:

23

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Nova Scotia Regiment)

Division:

25th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

January 16, 1894
Cape Breton, Nova Scotia

Enlistment:

March 20, 1916
West St. John, New Brunswick

Son of John Burton of Cape North, Victoria County, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia. Brother of Gordon, John Wilfred and Archibald Burton all of whom served in the Second World War. He listed his civilian occupation as laborer. He was single.

Commemorated on Page 211 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

THELUS MILITARY CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

V. A. 2.

Location:

Thelus is a village in the Department of the Pas-de-Calais, west of the N17 Arras-Lens main road and 6.5 kilometres north of Arras. Thelus Military Cemetery is approximately 300 metres west of the N17, located in the open country, about 50 metres north of Thelus village.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Grave Marker– The grave marker at the Thelus Military Cemetery located at the foot of Vimy Ridge, just outside of Thelus, France. May he rest in peace. (K. Falconer/J. Stephens 2010)
  • Thelus Military Cemetery– The Thelus Military Cemetery located at the foot of Vimy Ridge, just outside of Thelus, France. May they rest in peace. (J. Stephens)

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