Canadian Virtual War Memorial

William Fry

In memory of:

Private William Fry

July 1, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

1550

Age:

24

Force:

Army

Unit:

Royal Newfoundland Regiment

Division:

1st Bn.

Additional Information


Son of John and Elizabeth Fry, of Charleston, Newfoundland.

Commemorated on Page 45 of the Newfoundland Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

II. E. 2.

Location:

Using the D919 from Arras to Amiens you will drive through the villages of Bucquoy, Puisieux then Serre Les Puisieux (approximately 20 kilometres south of Arras). On leaving Serre Les Puisieux, 3 kilometres further along the D919, turn left following the signs for Auchonvillers. At the crossroads in the village centre follow the CWGC signs for AUCHONVILLERS MILITARY CEMETERY which is on the outskirts of the village on the right hand side.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

Send us your images
  • Photo of William Fry– William in his uniform
  • Monument in Summerville– William Fry is commemorated on this monument in Summerville, Newfoundland.
  • The Danger Tree– It was erected in remembrance of those Newfoundlanders that died on that fateful day of July 1, 1916 at Beaumont Hamel during the First       World War. Other Newfoundlanders who died on July 1, 1916 are also commemorated on this site.

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