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Joseph Williams

In memory of:

Private Joseph Williams

September 3, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

442831

Age:

38

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Eastern Ontario Regiment)

Division:

2nd Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

June 15, 1878

Commemorated on Page 183 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

2ND CANADIAN CEMETERY
Somme, France

Grave Reference:

D . 1 .

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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