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William Charteris Drybrough

In memory of:

Sapper William Charteris Drybrough

February 28, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

464446

Age:

45

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Engineers

Division:

3rd Tunnelling Coy.

Additional Information


Born:

August 9, 1872

Husband of Jeanet Drybrough, of Vancouver, British Columbia. Served in the Egyptian and South African Campaigns.

Commemorated on Page 400 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

BUXTON CEMETERY
Derbyshire, United Kingdom

Grave Reference:

3261.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • War Memorial– War Memorial, Merritt and Nicola Valley District, British Columbia.    The Cenotaph was unveiled on November 6th, 1921.  There are 44 names on three sides of the memorial representing those men who died during World War One.   A panel was added at a later date to include 18 names of local men who died in World War Two.  Inscribed:  IN HONOUR OF THE MEN OF MERRITT AND THE NICOLA VALLEY DISTRICT / OUR WELL BELOVED DEAD WHO DIED THAT WE MIGHT LIVE / GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS, THAT A MAN LAY DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS.

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