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William Ernest Collins

In memory of:

Private William Ernest Collins

August 20, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

425679

Age:

36

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Manitoba Regiment)

Division:

8th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

August 12, 1881

Husband of Clara Collins, of 208, Pacific Avenue (Suite 3), Winnipeg.

Commemorated on Page 218 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

LAPUGNOY MILITARY CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

V. D. 2.

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

  • Death notice– 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 1029 of 1384.

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