Canadian Virtual War Memorial

William Ewart Carruthers

In memory of:

Private William Ewart Carruthers

June 2, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

827137

Age:

19

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Western Ontario Regiment)

Division:

47th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

January 11, 1898

Commemorated on Page 213 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

VILLERS STATION CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

VIII. C. 6.

Location:

Villers-au-Bois is a village in the Department of the Pas-de-Calais, 11 kilometres north-west of Arras. The VILLERS STATION CEMETERY is about 2 kilometres north-west of the village.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of William Ewart Carruthers– William Ewart Carruthers
Born 11th Jan 1898.  Killed in action near Arras on 2nd June 1917 aged 19.
  • Letter– William Ewart Carruthers. Copy of letter from Battalion Chaplain to parents concerning his death.
  • Grave Marker– Family memorial of Carruthers family in Dumfries, Scotland.  Also bears name of William's cousin Walter Carruthers of Wellington Regt ANZAC.

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