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William Latham Blacker Hamlin

In memory of:

Lieutenant William Latham Blacker Hamlin

September 25, 1917
# 6 Casualty Clearing Station, France

Military Service


Age:

22

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Manitoba Regiment)

Division:

87th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

September 16, 1895
Emsdale, Ontario

Enlistment:

July 5, 1916
Montreal, Quebec

Son of William Latham Blacker-Hamlin and Mary Jane Blacker Hamlin, of Toronto, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 250 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:

II. A. 23.

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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  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Telegram October 1917. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Telegram October 1917. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Memorial Roll
  • Newspaper Clipping– From the Toronto Star for 1 October 1917, page 8.
  • Newspaper Clipping 2

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