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Percy William Shields

In memory of:

Private Percy William Shields

September 9, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

2378881

Age:

25

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Manitoba Regiment)

Division:

27th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

June 19, 1893

Son of Mr. and Mrs. William Shields, of 958, Winnipeg Avenue, Winnipeg. Native of Fort William, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 500 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

DOMINION CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

II. A. 6.

Location:

Hendecourt-les-Cagnicourt is in the Department of the Pas-de-Calais, 16 kilometres south-east of Arras and 4 kilometres south of the Arras-Cambrai main road. DOMINION CEMETERY is 2.5 kilometres north-east of the village, about 545 metres from the road.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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