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William Frederick Smith

In memory of:

Private William Frederick Smith

April 9, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

887634

Age:

24

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Saskatchewan Regiment)

Division:

5th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

August 9, 1892
Camberwell, United Kingdom

Enlistment:

January 17, 1916
Lloydminster, Saskatchewan

Son of Henry and Clara Smith, of I, Hope Cottages, The Croft, Bures, Suffolk, England.

Commemorated on Page 329 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:

III. A. 9.

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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  • Photo of William Smith– Photo submitted for the project Operation Picture Me with the permission of Lashburn Saskatchewan Legion Branch #73 from their web site, 'Lashburn Legion Branch #73'
  • 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)

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