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William Nightingale

In memory of:

Private William Nightingale

September 28, 1918

Military Service

Service Number:







Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry (Eastern Ontario Regt.)

Additional Information


July 24, 1879

Son of Annie Nightingale, of 14, Maple Grove Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, and the late Stephen Nightingale.

Commemorated on Page 478 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information

Grave Reference:

I. A. 12.


Raillencourt is a village in the Department of the Nord, about 5 kilometres west of Cambrai on the main road to Arras, D939. The Communal Cemetery is located on the main road about 700 metres from the entrance to the village from the Arras side.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Telegram October 1918. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of William Nightingale–
  • Newspaper Clipping– Article
  • Newspaper Clipping (2)– Article
  • Circumstances of Death– Circumstances of Death- Private William Nightingale.
  • Street sign– Barrie street named in honour of Private William Nightingale with a poppy.
  • War Memorial– Barrie, Ontario Cenotaph Innisfil Memorial

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