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Canadian Virtual War Memorial

William George Turley

In memory of:

Private William George Turley

September 8, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

452525

Age:

27

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)

Division:

4th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

August 28, 1889
Brentwood, Ontario

Enlistment:

July 6, 1915
Niagara, Ontario

Son of William Turley of Utopia, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 175 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

I. F. 16.

Location:

Contalmaison is a village in the Department of the Somme, 6 kilometres east-north-east of Albert. The Sunken Road, from which the cemetery is named, is part of the Contalmaison-Pozieres road, and the cemetery lies a little east of the road.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Group Photo
  • War Diary– War Diary Entry from day William Turley was killed.
  • Temporary Grave Marker– Initial grave marker for William Turley.
  • Medals
  • Grave Marker– Photo courtesy of Wilf Schofield, England, 2008.

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