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William Douglas Burris

In memory of:

Sergeant William Douglas Burris

August 10, 1918

Military Service

Service Number:







Canadian Infantry (Nova Scotia Regiment)


"C" Coy. 85th Bn.

Honours and Awards:

Military Medal

Additional Information


October 11, 1894

Son of John and Margaret Burris, of Middle Musquodoboit, Nova Scotia; husband of Sarah Christina Burris, of Brookvale, Halifax Co., Nova Scotia.

Commemorated on Page 378 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information

Grave Reference:

I. E. 2.


Fouquescourt is a village in the Department of the Somme, 35.5 kilometres east of Amiens and 8 kilometres due north of Roye. The Fouquescourt British Cemetery is a little north of the village on the east side of the road to Maucourt.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Circumstances of Death Registers– Source: Library and Archives Canada.  CIRCUMSTANCES OF DEATH REGISTERS, FIRST WORLD WAR Surnames:  Burbank to Bytheway. Microform Sequence 16; Volume Number 31829_B016725. Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 160.  Page 467 of 926.

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