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William Anderson Allan

In memory of:

Private William Anderson Allan

April 9, 1917
Vimy, France

Military Service


Service Number:

552708

Age:

20

Force:

Army

Unit:

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

Additional Information


Born:

April 30, 1896
Doune, Perthshire, Scotland

Enlistment:

July 15, 1915
Calgary, Alberta

Son of Alexander and Jean Allan, of Calgary, Alberta. He was single and employed as a teamster.

Commemorated on Page 190 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

LIEVIN COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

III. B. 16.

Location:

Lievin is a small town in the Department of the Pas-de-Calais, 3.5 kilometres west of Lens. The Communal Cemetery is on the south-west side of the town on the road to Givenchy-en-Gohelle.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

  • Newspaper Clipping– News article from the Calgary Herald dated 5 May 1917.

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