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William James Withrow

In memory of:

Lieutenant William James Withrow

May 4, 1917

Military Service


Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Pioneers

Division:

"D" Coy. 2nd

Additional Information


Son of the Rev. William H. and Sarah A. Withrow, of Toronto; husband of Guinevere Withrow.

Commemorated on Page 352 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

ECOIVRES MILITARY CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

VI. H. 13.

Location:

Mont St Eloi is a village in the Department of the Pas-de-Calais, 8 kilometres north-west of Arras. The village stands on high ground overlooking the battlefields of Vimy and Souchez and the main Bethune-Arras road, and the ruined towers that rise from it were used as an observation post during the French attacks at Neuville-St Vaast and Givenchy in May 1915. Ecoivres is a hamlet lying at the foot of the hill, to the south-west and about 1.5 kilometres from Mont St Eloi on the Arras-St Pol line. The ECOIVRES MILITARY CEMETERY is on the D49 road.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Honour Roll– "University of Toronto / Roll of Service 1914-1918", 1921.
  • Photo of William Withrow– From: The Varsity Magazine Supplement Fourth Edition 1918
published by The Students Administrative Council, University of Toronto.  
Submitted for the Soldiers' Tower Committee, University of Toronto, by Operation Picture Me.
  • Newspaper Clipping
  • Photo of WILLIAM JAMES WITHROW– Courtesy Wilf Schofield, England

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