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William Earl Abbott

In memory of:

Sapper William Earl Abbott

October 4, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

3131217

Age:

23

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Engineers

Division:

5th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

March 8, 1895

Son of Thomas Abbott, of 581, Pall Mall St., London, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 357 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:

II. C. 9.

Location:

Haynecourt is a village in the Department of the Nord approximately 6 kilometres north-west of Cambrai and 1 kilometre north of the main Arras to Cambrai road (D939). On the D939 between the villages of Marquion and Raillencourt the HAYNECOURT BRITISH CEMETERY is signposted at the intersection of the D939 and the D16E Bourlon to Haynecourt road. Following signposts the road should be followed towards Haynecourt, then to the left after another 100 meters. This road leads into Haynecourt and the cemetery is to be found just outside the village.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Newspaper clipping– From the London Free Press October 1918. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me

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