Canadian Virtual War Memorial

William Dunphy

In memory of:

Private William Dunphy

July 1, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

15

Force:

Army

Unit:

Royal Newfoundland Regiment

Division:

1st Bn.

Additional Information


Son of Martin Dunphy, of 23, Princes St., St. John'S, Newfoundland.

Commemorated on Page 38 of the Newfoundland Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

A. 28.

Location:

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, 3 kilometres further along the D919, turn left following the signs for Auchonvillers. At the crossroads in the village centre follow the signs for 'Newfoundland Park, Beaumont Hamel'. HAWTHORN RIDGE CEMETERY NO.2 is located within the Park.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of WILLIAM DUNPHY– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of William Dunphy– Son of Martin Dunphy of St. John's, Newfoundland
  • Camp– This picture depicts a camp like the ones seen in Camp Pleasantville in St. John's around the time of enlisting.
  • Group Photo– A group picture of some of the Newfoundlanders who served in the First World War. 
Left to Right / de gauche à droite: 
Back Row / Dernier Rang: Pte. H. Wilson, Pte H. Lidstone            Second Row / Deuxième Rang: Pte. C. Peet, Pte. J. Cleary, Pte. D. Osmond, Pte. A. Small, Pte. T. Smythe, Pte. W. Bradley 
First Row / Premier Rang: Bugler J. Nicholl, Pte. C. March, Pte. F.P. LeGrow, Col. Sgt. G. Taylor, Lieut. C.A. Ayre, Lieut. J. Nunns, Sgt. W. Ayre, Cpl. R. Sheppard, Pte L.G. Harsant, Bugler W. Taylo
  • Entrance
  • Hawthorn Ridge Cemetery No 2
  • Gravemarker
  • Royal Newfoundland Regiment Badge– In memory of the men would served in the Royal Newfoundland Regiment
during World War i and did not return home.

Submitted for the project Operation: Picture Me.
  • Biography– In memory of the men would served in the Royal Newfoundland Regiment
during World War i and did not return home.

Submitted for the project Operation: Picture Me.

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