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William Wilson Sharman

In memory of:

Lieutenant William Wilson Sharman

September 29, 1918

Military Service


Age:

31

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Western Ontario Regiment)

Division:

47th Bn.

Additional Information


Son of William and Sarah Sharman, of 535, Bannatyne Avenue, Winnipeg.

Commemorated on Page 499 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. D. 2.

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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  • Newspaper Clipping– In memory of the men and women memorialized on the pages of the Winnipeg Evening Tribune during World War One. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping– In memory of the men and women memorialized on the pages of the Winnipeg Evening Tribune during World War One. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Photo of William Wilson Sharman– Photo accompanying Toronto Star article dated October 9th, 1918.
  • Newspaper Article
  • Photo of William Sharman– University of Manitoba Roll of Honour 1914-1918.  Winnipeg, 1923. Roll of the Fallen (pg. 24) - SHARMAN, William Wilson:  Eng. '13; Enlisted 24-9-14; Pte. Fort Garry Horse; Cpl.; Transferred to Lord Strathcona Horse; Lieut.; Act. Captain; Service in France; Killed in Action 29-9-18.
  • Grave Marker– Photo courtesy Wilf Schofield, England

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