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William Howson Pue

In memory of:

Lieutenant William Howson Pue

October 15, 1916

Military Service




2nd Canadian Mounted Rifles (British Columbia Regt.)

Additional Information

Commemorated on Page 151 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

I. B. 3.


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

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  • Central Methodist Montage– Central Methodist (United) Church, Calgary, Alberta.  The Memorial Tablet has the following dedication:  IN LOVING MEMORY OF THE MEMBERS OF THE CONGREGATION OF CENTRAL METHODIST CHURCH AND SUNDAY SCHOOL WHO SERVED IN  THE GREAT WAR.  The Memorial Tablet was unveiled on Sunday, July 1st, 1923.
  • Central Methodist Memorial Tablet– Detail of World War One Memorial Tablet at Central Methodist (United) Church in Calgary. There are 204 names in total listed. The central section lists 36 names on the Roll of Honour while the two outside sections list the men who served and survived the war.
  • Memorial– Lieut. William Howson Pue is remembered on the Pue family memorial at Banff Cemetery, Banff, Alberta.  Photo taken in September 2010.
  • Inscription– Pue family memorial at Banff Cemetery, Banff, Alberta.  Photo taken in September 2010.
  • Inscription– From the inscription on the Pue family memorial:   LIEUT. WILLIAM H. PUE / LATE 12TH MOUNTED RIFLES AND 2ND C.M.R. / GAVE HIS LIFE IN FRANCE / OCT. 15, 1916 / AGED 30 YEARS.
  • Cemetery– View of Banff Cemetery, Banff, Alberta.  September 2010.
  • Newspaper Clipping– Photo from The Calgary Daily Herald June 6, 1916.
  • Photo of William Pue– Photo from They Gathered at the River, history of Central United Church.

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