Canadian Virtual War Memorial

William Heron

In memory of:

Private William Heron

September 29, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

3033392

Age:

22

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Machine Gun Corps

Division:

3rd Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

May 14, 1896

Son of Peter and Annie Heron, of Scarborough Junction, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 428 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

B. 34.

Location:

Tilloy (or Tilloy-les-Cambrai) is a village in the Department of the Nord, 2.5 kilometres north of Cambrai and 1 kilometre east of the Cambrai-Douai road. MILL SWITCH BRITISH CEMETERY is south-west of the village, near the west side of the Douai road.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Gravemarker
  • Mill Switch Cross
  • Mill Switch Cemetery
  • Newspaper Clipping– this article appeared in the ORILLIA TIMES, Thurs. Feb. 20,1919. It is an account of Pte. Herring's day when his comrade Pte. Heron died.

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