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William Cecil Pennington

In memory of:

Private William Cecil Pennington

August 10, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

216315

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Saskatchewan Regiment)

Division:

5th Bn. Canadian Inf .

Additional Information


Born:

June 4, 1898

Commemorated on Page 484 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

III. E. 17.

Location:

Rosieres is a village about 32 kilometres east of Amiens and 7.5 kilometres south of the main road from Amiens to St Quentin. From Peronne take the N17 towards Roye. Travel for approximately 7 kilometres to Villers Carlonne then turn right towards Amiens on the N29. Travel for 13 kilometres then turn left on the D329 towards Rosieres, then take the D28 towards Caix. Follow the signs for the communal cemetery which is situated on the northern side of the village.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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