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William Smith Moir

In memory of:

Private William Smith Moir

November 26, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

123698

Age:

38

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry, Canadian Expeditionary Force

Division:

60th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

June 8, 1878
Banffshire, Scotland

Son of Alexander and Alexandrina Moir; husband of Helen Moir, of Portsoy, Banffshire, Scotland.

Commemorated on Page 137 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

NINE ELMS MILITARY CEMETERY (France)
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

I. E. 17.

Location:

Thelus is a village about 6.5 kilometres north of Arras and 1 kilometre east of the main road from Arras to Lens. The NINE ELMS MILITARY CEMETERY is on the western side of the main road and about 1.5 kilometres south of the village.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Memorial– William (Smith) Moir
  • Group Photo– In memory of the men and women of London, Ontario (and area) who went to war and did not come home. Remembered on the pages of the World War One issues of the London Advertiser. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– In memory of the men and women of London, Ontario (and area) who went to war and did not come home. Remembered on the pages of the World War One issues of the London Advertiser. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Memorial– War Memorial at Portsoy, Aberdeenshire, Scotland.
Image taken 28 March 2015 by Tom Tulloch.
  • Inscription– Inscription of William Smith Moir's name on the War Memorial at Portsoy, Aberdeenshire, Scotland.
Image taken 28 March 2015 by Tom Tulloch.
  • Cemetery– Nine Elms Cemetery – The Nine Elms Cemetery, located at Roclincourt, France. It is about 5 kilometres from Canada's Vimy Memorial in France. (John & Anne Stephens 2013)
  • Grave Marker– Grave Marker – The grave marker at the Nine Elms Cemetery located outside Roclincourt, France. It is located about 5 kilometres from Canada's Vimy Memorial. May he rest in peace. (John & Anne Stephens 2013)
  • Inscription– A clearer view (John & Anne Stephens 2013)

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