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William Boswell

In memory of:

Private William Boswell

June 28, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

640232

Age:

23

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Labour Corps

Division:

3rd Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

March 7, 1894

Commemorated on Page 204 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

IV. A. 12.

Location:

The WHITE HOUSE CEMETERY is located to the North East of the town of Ieper. From the station turn left and drive along M.Fochlaan to the roundabout, turn right and go to the next roundabout. Here turn left into M.Haiglaan and drive to the next roundabout. Here turn right into Oude Veurnestraat, this then changes into Diksmuidseweg and Brugseweg drive along this road to the traffic lights. Straight over the lights to the end of the road. At the T junction turn left (still Brugseweg) and the WHITE HOUSE CEMETERY is approx 200 metres on the left.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • British Home Children Roll of Honour
  • Circumstances of death registers– Circumstances of Death
  • Newspaper clipping– From the London Free Press July 1917. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • White House Cemetery– This is a view of White House Cemetery St Jean-les-Ypres where William Boswell is buried.
  • Grave Marker– This is William Boswell's grave marker.  Born in England, he was living at Athens, Ontario when he enlisted on 8/10/1916 at Barriefield.  His next of kin was his sister, Miss Lizzie Boswell of Godwich, Ontario.  He was a cheesemaker by trade.
  • Cemetery
  • Entrance
  • Memorial
  • Grave Marker

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