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William Nicholson Lownie

In memory of:

Private William Nicholson Lownie

March 30, 1918
No. 6 Casualty Clearing Stn, France

Military Service


Service Number:

805103

Age:

25

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Manitoba Regiment)

Division:

87th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

October 6, 1892
Aberdeen, Scotland

Enlistment:

January 2, 1915
Port Hope, Ontario

Son of William Nicholson and Annie Lownie of Port Hope, Ontario. Husband of Elizabeth Gertrude Lownie, of Toronto, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 451 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

HOUCHIN BRITISH CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

I. F. 2.

Location:

Houchin is a village situated between Barlin and Bethune, about 5 kilometres south of Bethune in the Pas-de-Calais. HOUCHIN BRITISH CEMETERY is to be found in open farmland on the south-west side of Houchin village. HOUCHIN BRITISH CEMETERY is served by a farm track which is accessible from the Houchin to Hallicourt road, D72. There are CWGC signposts to be found in the village of Houchin and on the main D72 road.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of William Lownie– Book of Remembrance (A record of the men of Port Hope who 
participated in the Great War of 1914-1918)" by James A. Elliott, Chairman 
of Committee, Port Hope, Jan 1, 1919 (Transcribed by Peter Bolton 2001)
  • Attestation Papers– Source: Library and Archives Canada
  • Attestation Papers (Reverse)

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