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William Bloxham

In memory of:

Sapper William Bloxham

February 1, 1919

Military Service


Service Number:

550100

Age:

24

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Railway Troops

Division:

5th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

October 9, 1894
Holly, Ontario

Son of Leonard W. and Mary Ann Summers Bloxam, of Allandale, Ontario.

Brother of Lance Corporal Joseph Bloxham, who was while serving with the Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment).

Commemorated on Page 530 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

STE. MARIE CEMETERY
Seine-Maritime, France

Grave Reference:

Div. 64. VIII. B. 1.

Location:

Le Havre is an important town and port on the north side of the estuary of the River Seine. STE. MARIE CEMETERY is one of the town cemeteries, but it is actually situated in the commune of Graville-St. Honorine. It stands on the ridge overlooking Le Havre from the north and is north of the N.182.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • War Memorial– Barrie, Ontario Cenetaph Innisfil Memorial
  • Photo of William Bloxham– Sapper William Bloxham from Holly, Ontario
  • Photo of WILLIAM BLOXHAM– Grave marker - Ste Marie Cemetery - April 2017 ... photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Photo of WILLIAM BLOXHAM– Cross of Sacrifice - Ste Marie Cemetery - April 2017 ... photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Photo of WILLIAM BLOXHAM– Ste Marie Cemetery - April 2017 ... photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Street sign– Barrie street named in honour of Sapper William Bloxham with a poppy.
  • Newspaper Clipping– From the Toronto Star. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Circumstance of death– Source:  Library and Archives Canada.  CIRCUMSTANCES OF DEATH REGISTERS FIRST WORLD WAR Surnames: Blampie to Booth; Mircoform Sequence 11; Volume Number 131829_B016720; Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 155 Page 249 of 762

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