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William Edward Steacy

In memory of:

Major William Edward Steacy

November 25, 1918

Military Service


Age:

29

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Field Artillery

Division:

7th Bty. 2nd Bde.

Honours and Awards:

Military Cross

Additional Information


Son of Edward T. and Anne Steacy, of Kingston, Ontario; husband of Margaret F. Steacy, of Paget East, Bermuda. Graduate of R.M.C. June, 1910. Commissioned in Royal Canadian Artillery Sept.,

Commemorated on Page 506 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

ST. POL BRITISH CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

II. D. 20.

Location:

The town of St. Pol is about 29 kilometres south-west of Bethune and 34 kilometres west-north-west of Arras. The ST. POL BRITISH CEMETERY is to the south of the town on the road to Frevent (D.916).

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Photo of William Edward Steacy– 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 Edward Steacy is remembered on this brass Memorial Tablet. It was unveiled on May 1, 1921 in memory of Upper Canada College students who died on active service during  the First World War.  Upper Canada College is located in Toronto, Ontario.
  • Cemetery
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  • Plaque– Major William Edward Steacy graduated from R.M.C. on June, 1910. His name is listed on the memorial arch at the Royal Military College of Canada in Kingston, Ontario.
  • Memorial– Ex-cadets are named on the Memorial Arch at the Royal Military College of Canada in Kingston, Ontario and in memorial stained glass windows to fallen comrades.
773 Major William Edward Steacy MC was the son of Edward T. and Anne Steacy, of Kingston, Ontario. He was the husband of Margaret F. Steacy, of Paget East, Bermuda. He graduated from R.M.C. June, 1910. He served with the Canadian Field Artillery, 7th Bty. 2nd Bde. He died on 25 Nov 1918. He was buried in the St. Pol British Cememtery in Pas de Calais, France.
  • Stained Glass Window– Ex-cadets are named on the Memorial Arch at the Royal Military College of Canada in Kingston, Ontario and in memorial stained glass windows to fallen comrades.
773 Major William Edward Steacy MC was the son of Edward T. and Anne Steacy, of Kingston, Ontario. He was the husband of Margaret F. Steacy, of Paget East, Bermuda. He graduated from R.M.C. June, 1910. He served with the Canadian Field Artillery, 7th Bty. 2nd Bde. He died on 25 Nov 1918. He was buried in the St. Pol British Cememtery in Pas de Calais, France.
  • Memorial Doll– Ex-cadets are named on the Memorial Arch at the Royal Military College of Canada in Kingston, Ontario and in memorial stained glass windows to fallen comrades.
773 Major William Edward Steacy MC was the son of Edward T. and Anne Steacy, of Kingston, Ontario. He was the husband of Margaret F. Steacy, of Paget East, Bermuda. He graduated from R.M.C. June, 1910. He served with the Canadian Field Artillery, 7th Bty. 2nd Bde. He died on 25 Nov 1918. He was buried in the St. Pol British Cememtery in Pas de Calais, France.
  • Memorial– Memorial stairwell, Royal Military College of Canada
  • Memorial Arch– Memorial arch, Royal Military College of Canada
  • Memorial– Kingston, Ontario.

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