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William Joseph Osborne White

In memory of:

Private William Joseph Osborne White

September 2, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

285368

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)

Division:

15th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

March 25, 1897

Commemorated on Page 521 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

QUEANT ROAD CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

VI. E. 20.

Location:

Buissy is a village about 20 kilometres south-east of Arras and a little south of the main road from Arras to Cambrai. QUEANT ROAD CEMETERY is about 2 kilometres south-west of Buissy on the north-west side of the road to the village of Queant.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Telegram September 1918. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Telegram September 1918. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Telegram October 1918. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping– Article
  • Badge– Cap Badge 220th Bn (York Rangers).  Private Hayes was originally a member of the 220th Bn before he was transferred to the 15th Bn as a reinforcement.  Submitted by Capt V Goldman, 15th Bn Memorial Project.  DILEAS GU BRATH
  • Badge– Cap Badge 15th Bn (48th Highlanders of Canada).  Submitted by Capt V Goldman, 15th Bn Memorial Project.  DILEAS GU BRATH
  • Shoulder patch– Shoulder Patch 15th Bn (48th Highlanders of Canada).  Submitted by Capt V Goldman, 15th Bn Memorial Project.  DILEAS GU BRATH
  • Memorial– The 15th Battalion memorial at Hendecourt-les-Cagnicourt, France on the site of the wooded hill known during the war as ‘The Crow’s Nest’. The 15th Battalion assaulted and captured ‘The Crow’s Nest”on 01 Sept 1918 in the opening phase of the Canadian attack on the Drocourt-Queant Line. The memorial was dedicated on 26 April 2010 to those of the 15th Battalion who fell here and in the breakthrough of the D-Q line in early September 1918.  	
			
DILEAS GU BRATH
  • Grave Marker– Gravemarker. Photo BGen G. Young 15th Battalion Memorial Project Team
		
 DILEAS GU BRATH.
  • Record of Service– Record of Service Card (front side).  From archives 48th Highlanders of Canada Regimental Museum.  Submitted by 15th Bn Memorial Project Team.  DILEAS GU BRATH
  • Record of Service– Record of Service Card (reverse side).  From archives 48th Highlanders of Canada Regimental Museum.  Submitted by 15th Bn Memorial Project Team.  DILEAS GU BRATH

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