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Canadian Virtual War Memorial

William Read

In memory of:

Private William Read

April 9, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

51385

Age:

25

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Eastern Ontario Regiment)

Additional Information


Born:

May 17, 1891

Son of Russell Henry and Mary Read, of Smith's Falls, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 314 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

BOIS-CARRE BRITISH CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

V. A. 8.

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

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  • 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– 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)
  • Inscription– Epitaph

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