Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Samuel James Billington

In memory of:

Private Samuel James Billington

May 28, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

823145

Age:

28

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Western Ontario Regiment)

Division:

18th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

November 1, 1888
Holmes Chapel, Crewe, England

Son of Samuel and Hannah Elizabeth Billington, of London, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 201 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. C. 2.

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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  • Photo of Samuel James Billington – Enlisted in the 142nd Battalion December 7, 1915. Transferred to the 18th Battalion. Killed near Vimy Ridge.

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