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Canadian Virtual War Memorial

William Edward Oxby

In memory of:

Private William Edward Oxby

August 28, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

853763

Age:

26

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)

Division:

19th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

March 7, 1892

Son of John and Delia Oxby of Dalton, Ontario.

Commemorated on the Sebright Cenotaph.

Commemorated on Page 481 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

WANCOURT BRITISH CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

III. B. 8.

Location:

Wancourt is a village about 8 kilometres south-east of Arras. It is 2 kilometres south of the main road from Arras to Cambrai. The WANCOURT BRITISH CEMETERY is a short distance south-east of the village just off the D 35 road.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Memorial Scroll
  • Newspaper clipping– Orillia Times, 12 Sep 1918 and 23 Sep 1918
  • Photo of Wiiliam Edward Oxby– in uniform
  • War Memorial– Memorial, Sebright Union Cemetery, Ramara, Ontario

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