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William Nicol Cross

In memory of:

Private William Nicol Cross

June 11, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

108177

Age:

23

Force:

Army

Unit:

1st Canadian Mounted Rifles (Saskatchewan Regt.)

Citation(s):

1914-15 Star

Additional Information


Born:

August 5, 1892
Lanarkshire, Scotland

Enlistment:

December 29, 1914
Edmonton, Alberta

Son of George and Marion Cross of Hamilton, Scotland.

Commemorated on Page 73 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

XIII. A. 1.

Location:

HARLEBEKE NEW BRITISH CEMETERY is located 32 Km east of Ieper town centre on a road leading from the N8 Meenseweg, connecting Ieper to Menen (Menin), Wevelgem, Kortrijk and Zwevegem. Ieper is linked to Kortrijk via the N8 passing through Menen and Wevelgem, joining the A17 1.5 Km after Wevelgem,in the direction of Gent. The A17 continues for 4 Km then meets the junction with the E17 continuing towards Gent. 12 Km along the E17 lies the junction with the N36 towards Harlebeke. The N36 ends at a T junction with the N43. Turning left at this junction towards Kortrijk leads to the left hand turning onto Deerlijksestraat. The HARLEBEKE NEW BRITISH CEMETERY is located 250 metres along the Deerlijksestraat on the left hand side.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Circumstances of death registers– Source: Library and Archives Canada. CIRCUMSTANCES OF DEATH REGISTERS, FIRST WORLD WAR Surnames: CRABB TO CROSSLAND Microform Sequence 24; Volume Number 31829_B016733. Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 168. Page  of 777 788.

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