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William Flett

In memory of:

Private William Flett

September 27, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

646097

Age:

34

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)

Division:

54th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

June 28, 1884

Son of Ann Flett, of Bigging Greeny, Birsay, Orkney, Scotland, and the late James Flett.

Commemorated on Page 408 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

BOURLON WOOD CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

I. A. 9.

Location:

Bourlon is a village approximately 6 kilometres west of Cambrai. It lies between the main Cambrai to Bapaume road (N30) and the Cambrai to Arras road (D939). The BOURLON WOOD CEMETERY is signposted from the centre of the village as is the Canadian Forces Memorial. On approaching the Memorial the road should be followed to the left where an unsurfaced track descends about 200 metres to the cemetery.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of William Flett– Pte. William Flett, #646097, was killed in action on September 27th, 1918.
  • Death Certificate– Death Certificate of Pte. William Flett #646097, killed in action on September 27th, 1918.
  • Grave Marker– Photograph of original grave of Pte. William Flett #646097 killed in action 27th September 1918. Sent to next of kin.

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