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William Carrigan

In memory of:

Private William Carrigan

August 10, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

666470

Age:

32

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Machine Gun Corps

Division:

2nd Canadian Machine Gun Bde.

Additional Information


Husband of Elizabeth Carrigan, of Harbor Boucher, Antigonish Co., Nova Scotia.

Commemorated on Page 381 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

IIIA. BB. 2.

Location:

Villers-Bretonneux is a village 16 kilometres east of Amiens on the straight main road to St Quentin. The Villers-Bretonneux Military Cemetery is about 2 kilometres north of the village on the east side of the road to Fouilloy.

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 491 of 1004.
  • Photo of William Carrigan– From the book, Catholics of the Diocese of Antigonish, Nova Scotia and the Great War 1914- 1919.

Submitted for the project, Operation: PIcture Me

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