Canadian Virtual War Memorial

William George Hall

In memory of:

Private William George Hall

September 3, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

469349

Age:

19

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Eastern Ontario Regiment)

Division:

2nd Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

January 24, 1897
Leighton, United Kingdom

Enlistment:

August 23, 1915
Sussex, New Brunswick

Son of Eliza (Hudson Hall) Giffin, Goldboro, Guys. Co. and Step son of Arthur C. Giffin, Goldboro, Nova Scotia.

Commemorated on Page 97 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

2ND CANADIAN CEMETERY
Somme, France

Grave Reference:

C. 8 .

Location:

The 2nd Canadian Cemetery lies in the fields on Accommodation road 400 metres east of the main Contalmaison to Pozieres road. Contalmaison is a village and commune in the Department of the Somme, 6 kilometres east-north-east of Albert. The sunken road from which this cemetery is named is part of the Contalmaison-Pozieres road. The cemetery lies in the fields on Accommodation road 400 metres east of the main Contalmaison to Pozieres road. The cemetery was made in July-October, 1916, during the middle fighting in the Somme offensive. There are now over 40, 1914-18 war casualties commemorated in this site. The Cemetery covers an area of 383 square metres and is enclosed by a low red brick wall.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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