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William Archer Casey

In memory of:

Major William Archer Casey

September 8, 1916

Military Service


Age:

29

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (British Columbia Regiment)

Division:

7th Bn.

Additional Information


Son of G. E. and S. I. Casey.

Commemorated on Page 65 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

1. K. 1.

Location:

Albert is a town on the River Ancre in the Department of the Somme, 28 kilometres north-east of Amiens. The ALBERT COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION is on the south-east side of Albert and the junction of the roads to Fricourt and Meaulte, and the Extension is entirely enclosed by it.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Circumstances of Death Registers– Source: Library and Archives Canada.  CIRCUMSTANCES OF DEATH REGISTERS, FIRST WORLD WAR Surnames:  Canavan to Caswell. Microform Sequence 18; Volume Number 31829_B016727. Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 162.  Page 897 of 1004.
  • Memorial– Photo from the National Memorial Album of Canadian Heroes c.1919. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Photo of WILLIAM ARCHER CASEY– Photo from the National Memorial Album of Canadian Heroes c.1919. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Daily Colonist of September 14, 1916. Image taken from web address of http://archive.org/details/dailycolonist58y238uvic/mode/1up?view=theater.
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Telegram September 1916. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of William Archer Casey– From "The War Book of Upper Canada College", edited by Archibald Hope Young, Toronto, 1923.  This book is a Roll of Honour including former students who served during the First World War.
  • Memorial Tablet– Major William Archer Casey is remembered on this brass Memorial Tablet.  It was unveiled on May 1st, 1921 in memory of Upper Canada College students who died on active service during First World War.  Upper Canada College is located in Toronto, Ontario.
  • Newspaper Clipping
  • Grave marker
  • Cemetery– Albert Communal Cemetery Extension (CWGC)

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