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William Frederick Ramsden

In memory of:

Private William Frederick Ramsden

April 11, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

228166

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)

Division:

58th Bn. Canadian Inf .

Additional Information


Born:

April 27, 1897

Commemorated on Page 313 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

BOIS-CARRE BRITISH CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

III . D . 13 .

Location:

Thelus is a village 7 kilometres north of Arras and BOIS-CARRE BRITISH CEMETERY is about half a mile east of the village on the south side of the D49 road to Bailleul-sire-Berthoult.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

  • Memorial– Photo from the National Memorial Album of Canadian Heroes c.1919. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Photo of WILLIAM FREDERICK RAMSDEN– Photo from the National Memorial Album of Canadian Heroes c.1919. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Telegram March 1917. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Telegram May 1917. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • All Saints' Church's  Montage– All Saints' Church was established in 1872 as an Anglican church and is located at 315 Dundas Street East in downtown Toronto. 196 members of the church served in World War I, and 28 lost their lives. The 1922 WWI memorial tablet can be seen in this photo.
  • Commemorative Plaque– "The bronze memorial tablet, sacred to the memory of those members of our congregation, who laid down their lives in the recent great war, and subscribed for by the members of the congregation"-this statement appeared in a 1922 church publication.
  • Newspaper Clipping
  • Grave Marker– The grave marker at the Bois Carre British Cemetery located on Vimy Ridge at the eastern edge of the town of Thelus, France. The cemetery is about 6 kilometres from Canada's Vimy Memorial. May he rest in peace. (John & Anne Stephens 2013)
  • Bois Carre British Cemetery– Bois Carre British Cemetery - The Bois Carre British Cemetery located on Vimy Ridge at the eastern edge of the town of Thelus, France. The cemetery is about 6 kilometres from Canada's Vimy Memorial.(John & Anne Stephens 2013)

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