Canadian Virtual War Memorial

George Wilson

In memory of:

Sergeant George Wilson

July 15, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

180332

Age:

22

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Nova Scotia Regiment)

Division:

25th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

June 14, 1895

Born at Hebburn-on-Tyne, Durham. Son of George and Margaret Wilson, of 726, Discovery Street, Victoria, B.C., Canada.

Commemorated on Page 351 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 H. Row 1. Grave 2.

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.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper Clipping– From the Daily Colonist of July 15, 1917. Image taken from web address of https://archive.org/stream/dailycolonist59y187uvic#page/n0/mode/1up
  • Grave Marker
  • Calais Southern Cemetery
  • Calais Southern Cemetery
  • Calais Southern Cemetery
  • Calais Southern Cemetery
  • Calais Southern Cemetery
  • Calais Southern Cemetery

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