Canadian Virtual War Memorial

William Bright

In memory of:

Private William Bright

September 15, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

135351

Age:

27

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Western Ontario Regiment)

Division:

18th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

September 13, 1889

Commemorated on Page 58 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

OVILLERS MILITARY CEMETERY
Somme, France

Grave Reference:

XIV. K. 7.

Location:

Ovillers is a village about 5 kilometres north-east of the town of Albert off the D929 road to Bapaume. The OVILLERS MILITARY CEMETERY is approximately 500 metres west of the village on the D20 road to Aveluy. The OVILLERS MILITARY CEMETERY is signposted in the village.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Memorial – His name as it is inscribed on the Vimy Memorial (2010). Over 11,000 fallen Canadians having no known place of burial in France, are honoured on this Memorial. He was discovered and exhumed at a later date and now rests in a marked grave.May they never be forgotten. (J. Stephens)

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