Canadian Virtual War Memorial

William Preece

In memory of:

Private William Preece

June 2, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

622142

Force:

Army

Unit:

1st Canadian Mounted Rifles (Saskatchewan Regt.)

Additional Information


Born:

January 8, 1890

Son of Mr. and Mrs. L. Preece, of 867, Winnipeg Avenue, Winnipeg.

Commemorated on Page 150 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

III. K. 10.

Location:

HOOGE CRATER CEMETERY is located 4 Km east of Ieper town centre, on the Meenseweg (N8), connecting Ieper to Menen. From Ieper town centre the Meenseweg is located via Torhoutstraat and right onto Basculestraat. Basculestraat ends at a main cross roads, directly over which begins the Meenseweg. The cemetery itself is located 3.6 Km along the Meenseweg on the right hand side of the road.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of William Preece– Pte William Preece, 622142
  • Newspaper clipping– In memory of the men and women memorialized on the pages of the Winnipeg Evening Tribune during World War One. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Entrance
  • Cemetery
  • Grave Marker

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