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Clifford Charles Willan

In memory of:

Private Clifford Charles Willan

August 24, 1917

Military Service

Service Number:







Canadian Infantry (Western Ontario Regiment)


18th Bn.

Additional Information


March 7, 1898

Son of Thomas J. and Alice Willan, of Leamington, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 350 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

V. E. 2.


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.

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  • Photo of Clifford Willan– Clifford was ordered to the front for the 1st time on Aug. 18th,1917. Three days later while enroute a shell landed on the road & he received multiple shrapnel wounds. He died  3 days later never seeing battle. HE GAVE HIS TOMORROWS , FOR OUR TODAYS.

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