Canadian Virtual War Memorial

William Henry Shoesmith

In memory of:

Private William Henry Shoesmith

August 24, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

784150

Age:

27

Force:

Army

Unit:

5th Canadian Mounted Rifles (Quebec Regiment)

Additional Information


Born:

May 25, 1890

Son of Martha Shoesmith, of The Oaks, Hilders Lane, Edenbridge, Kent.

Commemorated on Page 325 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

DUD CORNER CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

I. G. 4.

Location:

Loos is a village 5 kilometres north-west of Lens. DUD CORNER CEMETERY is west of the village to the north-east of the N43 Lens-Bethune road.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Grave Marker– 784150 PRIVATE W.H. SHOESMITH
5th CAN. MOUNTED RIFLES
24th August 1917 Age 27
Thy World is True
Thy Will is Just
To Thee We Leave Him
Lord In Trust.
  • Circumstances of death registers– Private William Henry Shoesmith
  • Cemetery
  • Dud Corner British Cemetery
  • Grave Marker– Grave marker photo courtesy of Wilf Schofield, England.

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