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Canadian Virtual War Memorial

William John Cheese

In memory of:

Private William John Cheese

September 17, 1915

Military Service


Service Number:

55979

Age:

17

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)

Division:

19th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

February 4, 1898
Essex, United Kingdom

Enlistment:

November 12, 1914
Toronto, Ontario

Son of Mr. and Mrs. Frederick Cheese, of Devon, England.

Commemorated on Page 9 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

SHORNCLIFFE MILITARY CEMETERY
Kent, United Kingdom

Grave Reference:

O. 296.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Memorial– The Cenotaph at Memorial Park in St. Catharines, Ontario, was dedicated on August 7th, 1927 by the Prince of Wales (future King Edward VIII), and unveiled by Brigadier General W. B. M. King, C.M.G., D.S.O.  The names of St. Catharines men who died as a result of their service during World War I are listed on two bronze tablets located at City Hall.
  • Photo of William John Cheese– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me

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