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William James Anderson

In memory of:

Lance Corporal William James Anderson

November 7, 1900


Belfast, South Africa

Military Service


Service Number:

102

Age:

24

Force:

Army

Unit:

Royal Canadian Dragoons (1st Armoured Regiment)

Additional Information


Son of Mr. James Anderson, Cornarulland, Fivemiletown, County Tyrone, Ireland. Brother of Mr. John Anderson, 131 Wellington Street North, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

Commemorated on Page 1 of the South African War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

BELFAST OLD MUNICIPAL CEMETERY
South Africa

Grave Reference:

N/A

Location:

Turn off the N4 toward Belfast, go under the railroad bridge, turn left at fork (Spitskop Road), turn right at Van Kraayenberg Street, and then left at Scheepers Street. The road goes from tar to bad dirt road. Continue on Scheepers Street for 150 m. The Belfast Old Municipal Cemetery is on the left and the Canadian graves are at the top-centre.

Digital Collection

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  • Gravemarker
  • Letter p.1
  • Letter p.2
  • Newspaper Clipping– A news article from The Globe, Toronto, Decembe 27, 1900 advising of the death of several members of the Royal Canadian Dragoons.
  • Memorial Tablet– Memorial Tablet dedicated to the Hamilton Ontario Officers and Men who 
served in the South African War 1899-1902.  Erected by subscribers to the 
Hamilton Patriotic fund.  On display in the drill hall at the Lt.-Col. John 
Weir Foote, VC, CD Armoury, 200 James Street North, Hamilton, Ontario.
  • Lt.-Col. John Weir Foote, VC, CD Armoury– Lt.-Col. John Weir Foote, VC, CD Armoury, 200 James Street North, Hamilton, Ontario.

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