Canadian Virtual War Memorial

William Eric Lockhart

In memory of:

Lieutenant William Eric Lockhart

June 12, 1917

Military Service


Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Engineers

Additional Information


Commemorated on Page 276 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

AIRE COMMUNAL CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

I. H. 10.

Location:

Aire is an old fortified town on the north-eastern boundary of the Department of the Pas-de-Calais. It lies in the valley of the Lys, on the road, and the canal, between St. Omer and Bethune. It is about 14 kilometres south-south-east of St. Omer. The AIRE COMMUNAL CEMETERY is 0.75 kilometres north of the town, on the road to St. Omer and the 4 British plots are on the east side. The entrance from the Communal Cemetery is by a porch on the west side. A paved walk leads between the British graves to the War Stone, which is on the east side, backed by a brick and stone screen with semicircular stone niches at either end. The Cross stands at the entrance and at the south end is a French Memorial.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Memorial – Photo from the National Memorial Album of Canadian Heroes c.1919. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Honor Roll – From the "University of Toronto / Roll of Service 1914-1918", published in 1921.`
  • Newspaper Clipping
  • Photo of William Lockhart – From: The Varsity Magazine Supplement Fourth Edition 1918
published by The Students Administrative Council, University of Toronto.  
Submitted for the Soldiers' Tower Committee, University of Toronto, by Operation Picture Me.
  • Photo of William Lockhart – In memory of the Fathers, Husbands and Sons of the Oshawa Branch of the Silver Cross Women of Canada. From their book titled Book of Remembrance which is held at the Oshawa Public Library.

Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.

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