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William Staley

In memory of:

Private William Staley

March 8, 1920

Military Service


Service Number:

761294

Age:

46

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)

Division:

121st Bn.

Additional Information


Son of the late Alfred and Elizabeth Staley, of 78, Brincliffe Edge Rd. Sheffield, England; husband of Annie Mary Staley, of 1346, Cotton Drive, Vancouver.

Commemorated on Page 553 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

VANCOUVER (MOUNTAIN VIEW) CEMETERY
British Columbia, Canada

Grave Reference:

12. 45-16.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Grave marker– Photo of the 2 grave stones of 102429 & 761294 Pvt. William Staley who served with both the 67th Battn. & 121st Battn. C.E.F.  Born in Sheffield England on April 21st 1876. Husband to Mary Staley of Vancouver BC.  William first enlisted into the C.E.F. with the 67th Battn. at Vancouver BC on Aug. 31st 1915 but was discharged after 6 momths service.  He re-enlisted with the 121st Battn. C.E.F. at Vancouver BC on May 30th 1916 listing his occupation as "Mason & Plumber"  William died at Vancouver BC on March 8th 1920 at the age of 46.  He was laid to rest in the Mountain View Cemetery of Vancouver BC.
  • Grave Marker– Flat grave stone of 102429 & 761294 Pvt. William Staley who served with both the 67th Battn. & 121st Battn. C.E.F.  Born in Sheffield England on April 21st 1876. Husband to Mary Staley of Vancouver BC.  William first enlisted into the C.E.F. with the 67th Battn. at Vancouver BC on Aug. 31st 1915 but was discharged after 6 momths service.  He re-enlisted with the 121st Battn. C.E.F. at Vancouver BC on May 30th 1916 listing his occupation as "Mason & Plumber"  William died at Vancouver BC on March 8th 1920 at the age of 46.  He was laid to rest in the Mountain View Cemetery of Vancouver BC.
  • Grave Marker– Standing grave stone of 102429 & 761294 Pvt. William Staley who served with both the 67th Battn. & 121st Battn. C.E.F.  Born in Sheffield England on April 21st 1876. Husband to Mary Staley of Vancouver BC.  William first enlisted into the C.E.F. with the 67th Battn. at Vancouver BC on Aug. 31st 1915 but was discharged after 6 momths service.  He re-enlisted with the 121st Battn. C.E.F. at Vancouver BC on May 30th 1916 listing his occupation as "Mason & Plumber"  William died at Vancouver BC on March 8th 1920 at the age of 46.  He was laid to rest in the Mountain View Cemetery of Vancouver BC.
  • memorial– Memorial Cross in the section where 102429 & 761294 Pvt. William Staley was laid to rest in the Mountain View Cemetery of Vancouver BC.
  • Cemetery– Cemetery view of the section where 102429 & 761294 Pvt. William Staley was laid to rest in the Mountain View Cemetery of Vancouver BC.

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