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Canadian Virtual War Memorial

William Latimer

In memory of:

Bombardier William Latimer

May 30, 1900


Fabers Put, South Africa

Military Service


Service Number:

482

Age:

21

Force:

Army

Unit:

Royal Canadian Field Artillery

Additional Information


Commemorated on Page 22 of the South African War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

WEST END CEMETERY (KIMBERLEY)
South Africa

Grave Reference:

N/A

Location:

Enter Kimberly, past the "Big Hole" and follow the Anglo Boer War tourist signs (with crosses marked on them). These brown signs will show the route to the West End Cemetery. The Garden of Remembrance is at the far end and other Canadian graves are in the centre.

Digital Collection

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  • Gravemarker
  • Newspaper Clipping– From the Toronto Star for 2 June 1900, page 1.
  • Monument– A statue, shaft and base was erected at the entrance to Victoria Park, Dufferin Street in Granby, QC. This memorial is dedicated to the memory of Major William Latimer, 1st Battalion, Royal Canadian Regiment, who was killed in action in South Africa on 30 May 1900 at the age of twenty-four years. It was unveiled by Mayor S.C.H. Miner on 20 September 1902.
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