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Canadian Virtual War Memorial

William Porter Moir

In memory of:

Private William Porter Moir

August 7, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

799283

Age:

34

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)

Division:

19th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

September 22, 1882

Son of David and Charlotte Moir, of Forfar, Scotland; husband of Isabella Lee Moir of Dundee, Scotland.

Commemorated on Page 295 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

II. D. 19.

Location:

Sains-en-Gohelle is a mining village 20 kilometres north of Arras on the road to Bethune. Fosse No.10 is a pithead and group of miners' houses south of the village.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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