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William Dey

In memory of:

Private William Dey

August 30, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

850042

Age:

24

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)

Division:

3rd Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

March 28, 1894
Huntly, Aberdeenshire, Scotland

Son of John and Elizabeth Auld Dey, of Banff, Scotland.

Commemorated on Page 397 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

AUBIGNY COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

IV. G. 35.

Location:

Aubigny Communal Cemetery is south of the village of Aubigny-en-Artois and the Cemetery Extension is behind it. The village of Aubigny-en-Artois is approximately 15 kilometres north-west of Arras on the road to St. Pol. After turning into the village from the N.39 on the D.75, the Cemetery lies south on a road leading from the centre of the village.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Circumstances of death registers– Source: Library and Archives Canada. CIRCUMSTANCES OF DEATH REGISTERS, FIRST WORLD WAR. Surnames: Deuel to Domoney. Microform Sequence 28; Volume Number 31829_B016737. Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 172. Page 195 of 1084.
  • Memorial– The Cenotaph at Memorial Park in St. Catharines, Ontario, was dedicated on August 7th, 1927 by the Prince of Wales (future King Edward VIII), and unveiled by Brigadier General W. B. M. King, C.M.G., D.S.O.  The names of St. Catharines men who died as a result of their service during World War I are listed on two bronze tablets located at City Hall.
  • Inscription– WILLIAM DEY is one of 68 men of the towns of Niagara and area who gave their lives in World War I and World War II commemorated on this monument erected by General Nelles Branch 124 Royal Canadian Legion Niagara on the Lake, Ontario.
  • Dedication Panel– Dedication Panel of cairn erected by General Nelles Branch 124 Royal Canadian Legion Niagara on the Lake, Ontario.

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