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William Herbert Thurnham

In memory of:

Sapper William Herbert Thurnham

October 30, 1920

Military Service


Service Number:

2203580

Age:

42

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Railway Troops

Additional Information


Born:

December 10, 1878

Son of James and Anna Thurnham, of Midland Villa, Hemel Hempstead, England. Husband of Etta May Thurnham, of 624, South Briel St., Los Angeles, California, U.S.A.

Commemorated on Page 554 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

VANCOUVER (MOUNTAIN VIEW) CEMETERY
British Columbia, Canada

Grave Reference:

21. 45. I.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Grave Marker– Grave of 2203580 Sapper William Herbert Thurnham who served with the Canadian Railway Troops C.E.F.  Born in the town of Hemel in Hampstead England on Dec. 10th 1878.  Husband of Etta May Thurnham of Los Angeles CA. USA.  William enlisted into the C.E.F. at Vancouver BC on May 3rd 1917 listing his occupation as "Logger"  He died at Vancouver BC on Oct. 30th 1920 at the age of 42.  He was laid to rest in the Mountain View cemetery of Vancouver BC.
  • Memorial Cross– Memorial cross in the section where 2203580 Sapper William Herbert Thurnham who served with the Canadian Railway Troops C.E.F. was laid to rest in the Mountain View cemetery of Vancouver BC.
  • cemetery– Cemetery view of the section where 2203580 Sapper William Herbert Thurnham who served with the Canadian Railway Troops C.E.F. was laid to rest in the Mountain View cemetery of Vancouver BC.

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