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William Broughton

In memory of:

Private William Broughton

September 6, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

469665

Age:

22

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Eastern Ontario Regiment)

Division:

2nd Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

January 26, 1894

Son of Silvanus and Christena Broughton, of Sydney, Nova Scotia.

Commemorated on Page 59 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

ETAPLES MILITARY CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

X. B. 19A.

Location:

Etaples is a town about 27 kilometres south of Boulogne. The Etaples Military Cemetery is to the north of the town, on the west side of the road to Boulogne.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

  • Circumstances of Death Registers– Source: Library and Archives Canada.  CIRCUMSTANCES OF DEATH REGISTERS FIRST WORLD WAR Surnames: Broad to Broyak. Mircoform Sequence 14; Volume Number 31829_B016723; Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 158 Page 343 of 1128
  • Photo of William Broughton– In Affectionate Rememberance Of:
Private William Broughton,
of Sydney, Cape Breton Canada.
Who died at the 18th General Hospital, France, on the 6th day of September, 1916, from wounds recieved at the Battle of Courcelette in the 21st year of his age.
Burried in Etaples Military Cemetery, France.
Commonwealth Grave/Memorial Reference: X. B. 19A.

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