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William Alexander Chisholm

In memory of:

Lance Corporal William Alexander Chisholm

March 9, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

541523

Age:

29

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Engineers

Division:

11th Field Coy.

Additional Information


Born:

January 8, 1888
Grafton, Ontario

Son of George and Effie Chisholm, of Port Hope, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 216 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

BARLIN COMMUNAL CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

I. G. 12.

Location:

Barlin is a village about 11 kilometres south-west of Bethune on the D188, between the Bethune-Arras and Bethune-St. Pol roads, about 6.5 kilometres south-east of Bruay. The BARLIN COMMUNAL CEMETERY and EXTENSION lie to the north of the village on the D171 road to Houchin.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Circumstances of Death Registers– Source: Library and Archives Canada.  CIRCUMSTANCES OF DEATH REGISTERS, FIRST WORLD WAR Surnames:  CHILD TO CLAYTON.  Microform Sequence 20; Volume Number 31829_B016729. Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 164.  Page 119 of 1068.
  • Photo of William Alexander Chisholm– Image and story taken from the McMaster University Monthly, 1917, Graduation edition. Submitted by Padre Phil Miller, Br #25, Royal Canadian Legion, Sault Ste. Marie, On. We Will Remember Them.

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