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William James Carswell

In memory of:

Private William James Carswell

November 25, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

129979

Age:

28

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (British Columbia Regiment)

Division:

72nd Bn. attd. 12th Trench Mortar Bty.

Additional Information


Born:

October 21, 1888
Dundee, Scotland

Enlistment:

October 8, 1915

Son of Thomas and Mary Carswell of 4, Avondale Place, James St., Dundee, Scotland.

Commemorated on Page 64 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:

I. I. 11.

Location:

Albert is in the Department of the Somme. The BAPAUME POST MILITARY CEMETERY is about 2 kilometres north-east of town on the right-hand side of the main road, D929, to Bapaume.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper Clipping– William Carswell
  • Circumstances of Death Registers– Source: Library and Archives Canada.  CIRCUMSTANCES OF DEATH REGISTERS, FIRST WORLD WAR Surnames:  Canavan to Caswell. Microform Sequence 18; Volume Number 31829_B016727. Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 162.  Page 645 of 1004.
  • Grave Marker– Courtesy Wilf Schofield, England

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