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William Beattie

In memory of:

Sergeant William Beattie

January 10, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

426280

Age:

24

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Saskatchewan Regiment)

Division:

46th Bn

Additional Information


Born:

October 11, 1893
Portmahomack, Rossshire, Scotland

Husband of Ella Beattie, of Saffron Walden, Essex, England.

Commemorated on Page 365 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

LAPUGNOY MILITARY CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

VIII. A. 11.

Location:

Lapugnoy is a village and commune in Pas-de-Calais, 6 kilometres west of Bethune. From the centre of Lapugnoy, head south-west on the D70 in the direction of Marles-les-Mines. On the outskirts of the centre there is a crucifix at the side of the main road, turn right here towards Allouagne. After approximately 500 metres there is a track on the left hand side (the Cemetery is signposted here) and the LAPUGNOY MILITARY CEMETERY can be found on the left hand side, approximately 500 metres, along this track.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of William Beattie– Pte William Beattie 142nd Btn --from the Christmas Echo December 1918 published in London Ontario -- And in the Morning
  • Circumstances of Death– Source: Library and Archives Canada.  CIRCUMSTANCES OF DEATH REGISTERS FIRST WORLD WAR Surnames:  Bea to Belisle. Mircoform Sequence 7; Volume Number 31829_B016717. Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 151.  Page 235 of 724.
  • Grave Marker– Grave Marker - Lapugnoy Military Cemetery … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens

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