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William James Barnes

In memory of:

Lance Corporal William James Barnes

April 29, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

184130

Age:

34

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Nova Scotia Regiment)

Division:

25th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

June 13, 1882

Son of Joseph John and Amelia Gabrielle Barnes, of Horburg, Alberta.

Commemorated on Page 196 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

LA TARGETTE BRITISH CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

I. A. I.

Location:

Neuville-St Vaast is a village 6.5 kilometres north of Arras, a little east of the road from Bethune to Arras. LA TARGETTE BRITISH CEMETERY lies to the south-west of the village on the north-west side of the road to the village of Maroeuil.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Death notice– Source: Library and Archives Canada.  CIRCUMSTANCES OF DEATH REGISTERS, FIRST WORLD WAR Surnames:  Bark to Bazinet. Mircoform Sequence 6; Volume Number 31829_B016716. Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 150.  Page 259 of 1058.
  • Photo of William Barnes– Submitted with the permission of Bonnie Thornhill, from the book "In the Morning Veterans of Victoria County, Cape Breton. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me

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