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William John Flood

In memory of:

Private William John Flood

August 8, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

730446

Age:

23

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)

Division:

4th Bn.

Additional Information


Son of the late Isiah Flood and of Mary Elizabeth Moore (formerly Flood), of 968, 7th Avenue West, Owen Sound, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 408 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

CAIX BRITISH CEMETERY
Somme, France

Grave Reference:

I. G. 2.

Location:

The village of Caix is situated about 28 kilometres south-east of Amiens, midway between the N29, Amiens to St. Quentin road, and the D934, Amiens to Roye road. The CAIX BRITISH CEMETERY is south of the village. From the centre of the village on the main road, D28, in the direction of Beaucourt en Santerre, turn left at the D41 in the direction of Le Quesnel. About 200 metres along this road is the local communal cemetery and the first CWGC signpost will be found. Turn left just before the local cemetery and follow the side road where the CAIX BRITISH CEMETERY will be found on the right.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of WILLIAM JOHN FLOOD– From the Kitchener Public Library collection of World War One Soldier Information Cards. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Attestation Papers– Source: Library and Archives Canada.
  • Attestation Papers (Reverse)
  • Galt War Memorial– The Cambridge (Galt) War Memorial, Queen's Square, Cambridge, Ontario.  Circa 1930. Frances Loring and William Lyon Somerville.

Inscribed:"TO THEM ALL HONOUR / GUARD YE THEIR VICTORY / 1914-1918 / 1939-1945 / 1950-1953."
  • Close up of Galt War Memorial– Detail of the Cambridge (Galt) War Memorial.
  • Photo of William John Flood– In memory of the men and women from the Waterloo area who went to war and did not come home. From the booklet, Peace Souvenir – Activities of Waterloo County in the Great War 1914 – 1918. From the Toronto Public Library collection.

Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Waterloo Memorial Booklet– In memory of the men and women from the Waterloo area who went to war and did not come home. From the booklet, Peace Souvenir – Activities of Waterloo County in the Great War 1914 – 1918. From the Toronto Public Library collection.

Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.

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