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William Lewis Dunsford Romney

In memory of:

Private William Lewis Dunsford Romney

September 5, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

133247

Age:

35

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Quebec Regiment)

Division:

13th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

July 8, 1881
Liverpool, United Kingdom

Enlistment:

November 1, 1915
Montreal, Quebec

Son of Robert and Eleanor Romney, of 62, West Bank Rd., Devonshire Park, Birkenhead.

Commemorated on Page 156 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

XXXVIII. K. 16.

Location:

Serre is a village 11 kilometres north-north-east of Albert. Using the D919 from Arras to Amiens you will drive through the villages of Bucquoy, Puisieux then Serre Les Puisieux (approximately 20 kilometres south of Arras). On leaving Serre Les Puisieux, 1.3 kilometres further along the D919, SERRE ROAD CEMETERY NO 2 can be found on the left hand side.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Memorial– His name as it is inscribed on the Vimy Memorial. Over 11,000 fallen Canadians having no known place of burial in France, are honoured on this Memorial. He was discovered and exhumed at a later date and now rests in a marked grave.May they never be forgotten. (J. Stephens)
  • Photo of William Romney– Photo taken from "A Short History and Photographic Record of the 73rd Battalion, Canadian Expeditionary Force, Royal Highlanders of Canada" .  Page 27.  'B' COMPANY No 8 Platoon
  • Attestation Papers– Source Library and Archives Canada.  Soldiers of the First World War.
  • Attestation Papers (Reverse)– Source Library and Archives Canada.  Soldiers of the First World War.

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