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James William Williams

In memory of:

Lieutenant James William Williams

November 18, 1916
The Somme, France

Military Service






Canadian Infantry (Manitoba Regiment)


87th Bn.


1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Additional Information


January 19, 1888
Quebec City, Quebec


September 20, 1915
St. Joseph de Lévis, Quebec

Son of the Right Reverend Lennox Williams, D.D., Bishop of Quebec and Caroline Annie (nee Rhodes) of Bishopthorpe, Quebec. Husband of Evelyn Fisher (formerly Williams), of Sackville, New Brunswick. Lt. Williams held a Bachelor of Arts from Oxford University.

Commemorated on Page 183 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information

Grave Reference:

I. I. 1.


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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  • Photo of JAMES WILLIAM WILLIAMS– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of James William Williams– James William Williams (Quebec City 1888 - The Somme 1916)
  • Document– original marker
  • Grave marker

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