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Canadian Virtual War Memorial

William Clegg

In memory of:

Private William Clegg

August 20, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

405609

Age:

32

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)

Division:

19th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

September 16, 1883

Son of Benjamin and Abia Clegg, of Yorkshire; husband of Maud Mary Clegg, of 280, Westmoreland Avenue, Toronto, Canada.

Commemorated on Page 68 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

CALAIS SOUTHERN CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

Plot E. Row 4. Grave 17.

Location:

CALAIS SOUTHERN CEMETERY is a civil cemetery lying on the south of the main road to Dunkerque. Follow the A16 autoroute from Calais to Dunkirk. Come off at Junction 19 in the direction of Merck and follow the road to the junction. Turn left into Calais at junction and follow the road for approximately 3 kilometres. The Communal Cemetery is on the left hand side of the road, 50 metres after the traffic lights. To find the Commonwealth War Graves, proceed along the main pathway to the rear left hand side of the Cemetery.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Calais Southern Cemetery
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  • Calais Southern Cemetery
  • Calais Southern Cemetery
  • Photo of WILLIAM CLEGG– Photo from the National Memorial Album of Canadian Heroes c.1919. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Photo of WILLIAM CLEGG– 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 49 of 1384.
  • Photo of WILLIAM CLEGG– Photo from the National Memorial Album of Canadian Heroes c.1919. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Photo of William Clegg– Served with the 35th Battalion CEF. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Photo of WILLIAM CLEGG– From the Toronto Star. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me

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