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William Mcvey Speirs

In memory of:

Corporal William Mcvey Speirs

October 28, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

197

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Field Artillery

Division:

13th Bty. 4th Bde.

Additional Information


Born:

October 29, 1894

Commemorated on Page 505 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

A. 17.

Location:

Denain is a town in the Nord Department between Valenciennes and Cambrai. The DENAIN COMMUNAL CEMETERY is at the north-east corner of the town approximately 1.2 kilometres from the centre, following the route to Oisy and the Lycee A Kastler. The cemetery is situated at the centre of a junction 100 metres from a traffic light controlled crossroads. From the A2, follow the D40 for approximately 2.2 kilometres and turn right at the traffic lights. The CWGC plot is at the heart of the cemetery.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper clipping– From the London Free Press November 1918. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me

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