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William Higginson Cleary

In memory of:

Private William Higginson Cleary

April 28, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

1054553

Age:

31

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Quebec Regiment)

Division:

14th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

March 29, 1887

Son of Joseph and Rose Cleary, of St. Therese de Blainville, Terrebonne Co., Quebec; husband of Rose Grace Cleary, of Hawkesbury, Prescott Co. Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 385 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

ROCLINCOURT MILITARY CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

VI. C. 13.

Location:

Roclincourt is a village a little to the east of the road from Arras to Lens. Take the N 17 from Arras until the junction of this road and the D 60 (first CWGC sign here). Travel along the D 60 into Roclincourt village, for approximately one kilometre, to a right turn (direction St Nicholas). Take this road for approximately 175 metres to a lane on the right. The ROCLINCOURT MILITARY CEMETERY lies 100 metres away at the foot of this lane.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Attestation Papers– Source: Library and Archives Canada.  CIRCUMSTANCES OF DEATH REGISTERS, FIRST WORLD WAR Surnames:  CLEAL TO CONNOLLY.  Microform Sequence 21; Volume Number 31829_B016730. Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 165.  Page 13 of 1384.

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