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William Henry Puddicomb Collum

In memory of:

Major William Henry Puddicomb Collum

August 14, 1917

Military Service


Age:

32

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry Brigade

Division:

27th Bn., seconded to 11th Brigade

Citation(s):

Military Cross, 1914-1915 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Honours and Awards:

Military Cross

Additional Information


Born:

October 11, 1884
Morris, Manitoba

Enlistment:

October 26, 1914
Winnipeg, Manitoba

Son of Simon James and Agnes Christie Collum; husband of Annie Maude Collum, of Winnipeg, Manitoba.

Commemorated on Page 218 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

NOEUX-LES-MINES COMMUNAL CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

II. H. 24.

Location:

Noeux-les-Mines is a town 6 kilometres south of Bethune on the main road to Arras. The Communal Cemetery is on the northern side of the town, on the south-east side of the road to Labourse.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Death notice– Source: Library and Archives Canada.  CIRCUMSTANCES OF DEATH REGISTERS, FIRST WORLD WAR Surnames:  CLEAL TO CONNOLLY.  Microform Sequence 21; Volume Number 31829_B016730. Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 165.  Page 1045 of 1384.
  • Photo of WILLIAM HENRY PUDDICOMB COLLUM– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me

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